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Coral Reef Island (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 190

Geoform Origin Biogenic
Geoform Coral Reef Island


Description
Definition A tropical island built of organic material derived from the skeletons of corals and other reef associates. Coral islands are usually low and may be several kilometers in size. Typically their structure is integrally part of a living or relatively recent coral reef.