As per Darwin's theory about the formation of coral atolls, this illustration shows the remaining coral atoll following subsidence of the original volcanic island.

Reef 3D: coral atoll

As per Darwin's theory about the formation of coral atolls, this illustration shows the remaining coral atoll following subsidence of the original volcanic island.

diagram template base ecosystem aquatic coastal marine ocean reef coral atoll lagoon subsidence volcanic island

Author(s)Tracey Saxby
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2005-02-24
AlbumEcosystems > Coastal/Marine
TypeSymbol
Dimensions502 x 139
Filesize20 kB (svg)   33 kB (png)
Number of Downloads196
Filetype(s) SVG     PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionTracey Saxby, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)