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The Great Barrier Reef of Norfolk: 20 Mile Chalk Bank Found of British Coast is World


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Source: Mail Online

November 26, 2010


It is a mere stone’s throw from the shore and just 25ft under the sea’s surface. But for 300 million years, no one realised that the world’s longest chalk reef lay off the coast of Norfolk.


It was only when divers surveyed what they thought was a small rocky plain earlier this year, that they discovered the towering arches of rock and deep chasms actually stretched for more than 20 miles.


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