Newly Discovered Reef Is More Than 7 Times the Size of New York City

“..The reef has shocked and amazed its discoverers with its immensity.
Robin Beaman, a research fellow at James Cook University, explains,
“We’ve known about these geological structures in the northern Great
Barrier Reef since the 1970s and 80s, but never before has the true
nature of their shape, size and vast scale been revealed.” Beaman and
the rest of the team were able to reveal the watery wonder using
high-resolution seafloor data from a LiDAR-equipped aircraft belonging
to the Royal Australian Navy…”


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