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Scientists discover new section of Great Barrier Reef that’s taller than the Empire State Building – Happy Mag

Scientists have discovered the first new reef off the Great Barrier Reef in 120 years – and it’s taller than the Empire State Building.



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Scientists have discovered a 500-metre high reef, the first to be found off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef since the late 19th century.
The discovery of the detached part of the reef was made by the Schmidt Ocean Institute, who is on a 12-month mission to study relatively unexamined areas of the Great Barrier Reef.
Schmidt Ocean Institute
The newly discovered reef is said to be in great condition, supporting an abundance of coral, fish, and sharks a positively surprising discovery considering the…

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