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The Seven Underwater Wonders of the World

Anoted marine explorer named Jacques Yves Cousteau wrote: "It is all strange, unearthly, and yet familiar. Strange because the sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonders fore…
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Palau - Culture, History, Know Before You Go

Palau ( Palauan Belau ), republic, W Pacific Ocean, comprises more than 300 islands, islets, and atolls of the Caroline group. Major islands include Koror, the current seat of government, and Babelt…
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Belize Barrier Reef - Underwater Wonders

The second largest barrier reef in the world rises from the seafloor off the coast of Belize. A diver's paradise, it is known for fascinating coral formations, myriad fish and invertebrates, and…
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Galapagos Islands - What You Should Know Before You Go

Galapagos Islands or Colon Archipelago, group of islands, Ecuador, in the Pacific Ocean, constituting a province of the country, about 965 km (about 600 mi) off the W coast. The archipelago consists…
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Northern Red Sea - One of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World

The Red Sea is a salt water inlet of the Indian Ocean Africa and Asia. The connection to the ocean is in the south through the Bab el Mandeb sound and the Gulf of Aden. In the north are the Sinai Pe…
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Lake Baikal - Deepest Lake | Underwater Wonders

Lake Baikal is in Southern Siberia in Russia, located between Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest and the Buryat Republic to the southeast, near the city of Irkutsk. It is also known as the "Blue E…
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The Great Barrier Reef - Underwater Wonders of the World

Great Barrier Reef looks almost like a wall of perpendicular rock rising out of the sea m only it is not rock; it is coral. The Great Barrier Reef lies underwater and has snared many ships, includi…
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The Deep Sea Vents - One of the Underwater Wonders of the World

Deep-sea vents are also known as deepwater seeps, deep sea springs, hydro thermal vents and black smokers. Found at ocean floor, they are formed by volcanic and tectonic activity in areas where huge…
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