Sentence Examples with the word coral reef

It is approached by a deep channel through the coral reef which fringes the entire eastern side of the island.

See Geographical Journal, passim; and Atoll of Funafuti: Borings into a Coral Reef (Report of Coral Reef Committee of Royal Society, London, 1904).

The entire island is an old coral reef upheaved 200 ft., honeycombed with caves and seamed with fissures.