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  • The Great Barrier Reef forms the prominent feature off the north-east coast of Australia; its extent from north to south is 1200 m., and it is therefore the greatest of all coral reefs.
  • The channel between the reef and the coast is in places 70 m.
  • Deep. There are a few clear openings in the outer rampart which the reef presents to the ocean.
  • - For Physical Geography: Barton, Australian Physiography (Brisbane, 1895); Wall, Physical Geography of Australia (Melbourne, 1883); Taylor, Geography of New South Wales (Sydney, 1898); Saville Kent, The Great Barrier Reef of Australia (London, 1893); A.
  • Agassiz, Visit to the Barrier Reef (Cambridge, Mass., 1899); J.

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