Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Great Barrier Reef Facts: How Long is the Great Barrier Reef?

Length of the Great Barrier Reef

Arial view of the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef off the Gold Coast of Queensland Australia is the largest coral reef in the world. It is so large in fact that it is the only living organism on earth which is visible from space. 

It is about 2,300 km (1,450 miles) long. It stretching along the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia from Cape York Peninsula in the north to Bundaberg in the south. This is about the same distance along the west coast of North America starting at Vancouver and ending in San Diego.

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