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Coral Pinnacle (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 203

Geoform Origin Biogenic
Geoform Shallow/Mesophotic Coral Reef
Geoform Type Coral Pinnacle

Definition A hard, columnar structure formed primarily by the growth of hard corals and other encrusting organisms. These can occur as isolated vertical structures or in association with other pinnacles.