Observe islands in various stages of atoll formation

NASA, unknown, Exploring Earth

These six images show atolls in various stages of formation. Clicking on an image will enlarge the view and moving the cursor across the image shows color-coded distinctions between reefs, lagoons, and islands.

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This resource is referenced here:Keywords: atolls, reefs, coral, atoll formation