Astronaut Photography of Coral Reefs
Chapter 8: Central Indian Ocean

STS038-86-105

STS038-86-105
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The southernmost atoll of Diego Garcia includes a major US military base. This atoll is also notable for the narrow but clearly continuous island following the atoll rim [STS038-86-105, 1990].
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.