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Seven wonders of the underwater world

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Seven Wonders of the Underwater World

Seven wonders of the underwater world

  1. 1. by CEDAM İnternational
  2. 2.  The Rock Islands(PALAU)  TheBelize Barrier Reef  The Great Barrier Reef  Deep-Sea Vents  Galápagos Islands  Lake Baikal  Northern Red Sea
  3. 3. PALAU Reefs  Over two million years ago  343 Islands  The islands are famous for their beaches, blue lagoons and the peculiar umbrella-like shapes of many of the islands themselves.
  4. 4.  300 species of sponges  1500 species of fish  550 species of hard and soft corals WHY  Endangered Species(both animals and plants)  Coral bleaching
  5. 5. The Belize Barrier Reef  series of coral reefs  300-kilometer long section of the 900-kilometer Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System  One of the largest coral reef systems in the world after the Great Barrier Reef
  6. 6.  Home to a large diversity of plants.  70 hard coral species  36 soft coral species  500 species of fish Brain Coral in the Great Blue Hole
  7. 7.  The most magnificent feature  The Great Blue Hole  formed throughout the last 150,000 years  Approximately 1000 feet across and 400 feet deep
  8. 8. The Great Barrier Reef  The world's largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands  Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia.  Can be seen from outer space and the world's biggest single structure made by living organisms
  9. 9.  More than 1,500 fish species  30Whales,Dolphins  9 Seahorses,15 Seagrass,6 Sea Turtles  It also include many vulnerable or endangered species  Protected by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.  Limit the impact of humen use,such as fishing and tourism.
  10. 10. Hydrothermal Vent  A fissure(crack) in a planet's surface  Like underwater volcanoes  Commonly found near volcanically active places  White smokers emitting liquid carbon dioxide
  11. 11.  Mussels,crabs,tube worms.  Tube worms have no eyes,stomach and no mouth  Down about 7000 to 10000 meter underwater  Can withstand a lot of heat and pressure.  Vent crabs can withstand 250 times more pressure than humans do.
  12. 12. Galápagos Islands  An archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean
  • YHtutWin

    Dec. 14, 2018

Seven Wonders of the Underwater World

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