Huge Undersea Landslide Slammed Great Barrier Reef 300,000 Years Ago

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The birth place of the World’s largest living organism. The Great Barrier Reef extends for 2,000 kilometers along the northeastern coast of Australia. It is not a single reef, but a vast maze of reefs, passages, and coral cays. Photo source: ©© Greens MPs


More than 300,000 years ago, a colossal undersea landslide sent huge amounts of debris sliding down the Great Barrier Reef, generating a 90-foot-high (27 meters) tsunami, researchers have discovered…

Read Full Article, LiveScience (02-08-2017)


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