Astronaut Photography of Coral Reefs
Chapter 8: Central Indian Ocean


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The atolls of Felidu, Wataru and Malaku typify the many atolls of this coral reef nation. The lagoons include numerous patch reefs and circular "farros" [STS081-E-5863, 1997].
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.