An atoll sometimes called a coral atoll, is a ring-shaped coral reef including a
coral rim that encircles a lagoon partially or completely. There may be coral
islands/cays on the rim.
A ring-shaped coral island is called an atoll. According to Encyclopedia
Britannica, an atoll is made up of sections of coral reef that form a closed shape
around a ...
Ring-shaped coral island or string of islands surrounding a lagoon? Atoll. Liyah
Tha'Barbee ... What is a ring shape coral islands surrounding a lagoon? An atoll.
A ring shaped coral island surrounding a lagoon is called an atol. ... Narrow ring-
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The word atoll itself comes from the language of the Maldive Islands, a chain of
large ..... Coral atolls are ring-shaped islands constructed by reef-building corals.
strait, a narrow passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water ... atoll, a
ring-shaped coral island and its reef, nearly or completely enclosing a lagoon.
The northern islands are atolls (ring-shaped coral islands) while the southern ...
Fagraea-Fitchia Forest: Narrow, exposed, windswept ridges below 500 m with ...
Aug 30, 2010 ... An atoll is a ring-shaped island that encloses a central lagoon. ... is usually
associated with oceanic islands formed by volcanoes; coral reefs ... an allusion to
nine narrow channels on the south-central portion of the island.
Atoll: Ring-shaped coral island that surrounds a shallow lagoon. ... Lagoon: A
shallow body of water that is separated from the sea by a reef or narrow island.
May 19, 2015 ... In the Marshall Islands, every single atoll — a ring-shaped coral reef resulting
from a sunken volcano — is narrow and barely above the water.