Astronaut Photography of Coral Reefs
Chapter 11: Australia
STS043-151-77

STS043-151-77
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To the south the coastal shelf of the Great Barrier Reef widens considerably around the vast complex of the Swain and Pompey Reefs, before narrowing again around the small Capricorn group [STS043-151-77, 1991].
World Atlas of Coral Reefs This is one of 84 astronaut photographs that appear in the World Atlas of Coral Reefs, published by the University of California Press.
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