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Coral forms off shore from volcanic islands in tropical latitudes, developing a barrier reef thats separated by a growing lagoon.But over time, while the surrounding ocean wears away the main body of the island, the coral ring remains.

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    Space Science,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Higher Education,Oceanography,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,Biological oceanography,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061002144151321T,Coral Reefs,Landsat-7-ETM+,NSDL_SetSpec_456144,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Life Science,Astronomy,Space sciences,Geoscience,Graduate/Professional,Earth science

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