Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef
geographical name coral reef 1250 miles (2012 kilometers) long Australia in Coral Sea off NE coast of Queensland; most of the area designated a marine park

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Great Barrier Reef — Satellitenbild Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean Geographische La …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Great Barrier Reef — Great Bar|ri|er Reef the Great Barrier Reef the largest ↑coral reef in the world, off the northeast coast of Australia. It is around 2000 km (1250 miles) long …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Great Barrier Reef — coral reef off the NE coast of Queensland, Australia: 1,250 mi (2,012 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Great Barrier Reef —   [ greɪt bærɪə riːf], Korallenriff vor der australischen Küste, Großes Barriereriff …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Great Barrier Reef — er et koralrev, der strækker sig 1.500 kilometer parallelt med Australiens nordøstkyst …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Great Barrier Reef — The Great Barrier Reef * UNESCO World Heritage Site …   Wikipedia

  • Great Barrier Reef — a coral reef parallel to the coast of Queensland, in NE Australia. 1250 mi. (2010 km) long. Also called Barrier Reef. * * * Long stretch of coral reef, shoals, and islets in the Pacific Ocean, off the northeastern coast of Queensland, Australia.… …   Universalium

  • Great Barrier Reef — noun a coral reef extending from near PNG down the coast of Qld to Lady Elliot Island just below the Tropic of Capricorn; the world s largest coral reef; inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1981. About 2000 km. Luis de Torres explored… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Great Barrier Reef — Great′ Bar′rier Reef n. oce geg a coral reef parallel to the coast of Queensland, in NE Australia. 1250 mi. (2010 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Great Barrier Reef — noun the largest coral reef in the world; in the Coral Sea off the northeastern coast of Australia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑coral reef • Part Holonyms: ↑Australia, ↑Commonwealth of Australia …   Useful english dictionary

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