One of the wonders of the world, located in Australia - Great Barrier Reef
David Attenborough (David Attenborough) tells and shows in this video is the most amazing natural beauty of Australia. From the Great Barrier Reef, the largest living marine structure on planet Earth, to the amazing cliffs and mountains - the true natural wonders of Australia. Film BBC.
The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world. Those tourists who are tired of a beach holiday, it may be advisable to take a tour to the Great Barrier Reef. It is an amazing natural system, consisting of more than 2,500 large and small reefs. The Great Barrier Reef stretches along the Queensland coast as if some kind of "Ribbon", a width of 20 to 300 kilometers. As long as the Great Barrier Reef stretches as much as 2,000 kilometers! Many coral formations just above the level of the sea, turning into a kind of small islands.
The Great Barrier Reef is the National Park of Australia, and deservedly UNESCO included it in the list of World Natural Heritage. Most often visited are coral islands, such as the Green Island. Green Island is located just a few kilometers from the coast, and in the nearby Cairns constantly organizes day trips to this wonderful reef. Also you can visit and the southernmost coral islands - Heron Island, which has an area of only a few hectares. Here it is, and a research center that studies the reefs, and a good hotel.