It is the largest coral reef in the world. Where is the Great Barrier Reef? It is located along the north-eastern coast of Australia, in the Coral Sea. Its area is over 346,000 square kilometers. The length of the Great Barrier Reef reaches 2,300 km.
The Great Barrier Reef is also visible from space as a white streak beneath the ocean’s surface. It is the largest single structure produced by living organisms. Since 1981 it has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.