Question

What are atolls?

A

They are rectangular coral reefs

B

They are circular or horse-shoe shaped coral reefs

C

These are triangular coral reefs

D

None of the above

Hard

Solution

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Correct option is B)

  • Atoll which is also called as coral atoll is a ring shaped reef including rim which is present around a lagoon. These can be either circular or horse shoe shaped.
  • Most of the world’s atolls are located in Pacific Ocean. The Saya de Malha Bank is the largest atoll that is present in western Indian Ocean.

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