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synonyms for reef

  • atoll
  • beach
  • coral reef
  • shoal
  • bank
  • bar
  • cay
  • ridge
  • rock
  • rock barrier
  • sand bar
  • skerry
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Divers exploring an underwater portion of the lake’s K’akaya reef found a ritual offering deposited by the Inca, say archaeologists Christophe Delaere of the University of Oxford and José Capriles of Penn State.
A SUBMERGED INCA OFFERING HINTS AT LAKE TITICACA’S SACRED ROLEBRUCE BOWERAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They’re also planting tiny bits of coral in new places, trying to help new reefs get a good start.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT CORAL REEFSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Coral reefs provide spots of brilliant color under the waves.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT CORAL REEFSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A bleached reef can spell trouble for the many species that call it home.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT CORAL REEFSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Scientists are working to figure out how to help bleached corals and plant new coral reefs.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT CORAL REEFSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Over three expeditions in 2018 and 2019, Kroon and her team used nets to collect reef fish from Great Barrier Reef locations with varying degrees of ongoing crown-of-thorns outbreak.
FISH POOP EXPOSES WHAT EATS THE DESTRUCTIVE CROWN-OF-THORNS STARFISHJAKE BUEHLERJUNE 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The few birds that frequented the reef were very shy, and flew away at our approach: they were principally pelicans and terns.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
REEF k, in latitude 14 degrees 47 minutes, has a dry sand upon it: its sub-marine extent was not ascertained.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
All the islands are low and wooded, and surrounded by a coral reef of small extent.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The Mermaid was nearly lost in attempting to cross the latter reef.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
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WORDS RELATED TO REEF

  • isle
  • reef
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