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The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: -18.156290, 147.485962.

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest natural underwater coral reef of the world, located near the northeastern shores of Australia, at the bottom of the Coral Sea, and is a part of the territories of Queensland state of the continent. It is one of the most popular and the most visited tourist attractions on the planet, with millions of tourists and divers from all around the planet visiting it every year. The total area of the Great Barrier Reef is estimated to be close to 133 thousand square miles and the landmark includes over 29 hundreds of individual reefs, as well as 9 hundred medium and small islands scattered around the area. It is the biggest structure on the planet made from living creatures, and the Reef can be seen from space right near the shores of Australia.

The Great Barrier Reef is under the protection of the local governmental structures, and it is an enormous natural miracle located under the waters of the sea. Most of the reef is declared to be a natural park which is being looked after and protected by the Australian authorities. There are numerous concerns that global warming and climate change are affecting the condition and the habitat of the coral formations. Unfortunately, due to the warming and ocean temperature rising, the reproducing process of the corals has slowed down considerably. Even the development of the corals as living organisms is changing and adapting to the changing conditions of the habitat of the corals.

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The Great Barrier Reef, Australia Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of The Great Barrier Reef, Australia is -18.156290, and the longitude is 147.485962. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia is located at Australia country in the Seas place category with the gps coordinates of 18° 9' 22.6440'' S and 147° 29' 9.4632'' E.

The Great Barrier Reef, Australia Geographic Information
CountryAustralia
Latitude-18.156290
Longitude147.485962
DMS Lat18° 9' 22.6440'' S
DMS Long147° 29' 9.4632'' E
UTM Easting551,400.20
UTM Northing7,992,455.07
CategorySeas
Country CodeAU
Zoom Level7

Coordinates of The Great Barrier Reef, Australia is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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