Saturday, February 16, 2013

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the natural wonders of the world.The Great Barrier Reef located in the east coast of Australia.It is the world’s largest coral reef.The Great Barrier Reef has the distinction of being placed in the World Heritage as well as the National Heritage lists.

It include with more than 600 islands and coral cays.The reef covers more than 300,000 Corals make up the reefs and cays and are responsible for a enormous variety of sea life in the reef.Such as green turtles, several varieties of whales and dolphins, the dugong, about 4000 types of mollusks, 1500 different species of fish.
the great barrier reef

In addition to wonderfully colored bird life covering a minimum of two hundred varieties.The Great Barrier Reef is a Marine park.The Great Reef Marine Park is a large number of tourist attractive place.Every year millions of tourists visiting the area.Sporting activities include reef sailing, scuba diving, and snorkeling, amongst others. 
the great barrier reef

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