Frommer's Portable Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 3rd Edition edition | ISBN: 0764574345 | edition 2005 | PDF | 208 pages | 2,39 mb
Australia′s Great Barrier Reef is the only living structure on Earth visible from the moon; at 348,700 square kilometers (238,899 square miles), it′s bigger than the United Kingdom. It stretches over 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) and is home to some 1,500 kinds of fish, 400 species of corals, 4,000 kinds of clams and snails, and who knows how many sponges, worms, starfish, and sea urchins. In short, the Great Barrier Reef is the Eighth Wonder of the World.