Astronaut Photography of Coral Reefs
Chapter 8: Central Indian Ocean

STS033-76-60

STS033-76-60
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Pamban island in the Gulf of Mannar. This region has some of the most important coral reefs off the mainland coast of India [STS033-76-60, 1989].
World Atlas of Coral ReefsThis is one of 84 astronaut photographs that appear in the World Atlas of Coral Reefs, published by the University of California Press.