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What are the features of an atoll?
Atoll . An atoll is a type of coral reef, shaped like a ring, that surrounds a lagoon. .
An island of coral that encircles a lagoon partly or completely.
On an island
In most cases, the land area of an atoll is very small in comparison to the total area. Lifou (land area 1146 kmÂ²) is the largest raised coral atoll of the world. Lifo…u is a commune in the Loyalty Islands Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. It is situataed about 190 klms east of the New Caledonian mainland. It is the largest of the Loyalty Islands and is also the most heavily populated. . For the source and more detailed information concerning this subject, click on the related links section indicated below.
A coral atoll is a large ring of coral that extends up to the ocean's surface and higher.
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Small clusters of islands, generally they have little elevation above sea-level.
No it is not. An atoll is largely made up of coral reef and is generally flat land (Tokelau is an atoll) Samoa has mountains and is not flat.
An atoll is made by: it is a small lemon with 4 spikes on its face Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_make_an_atoll#ixzz1jI1IE0ed
An atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef and features a lagoon. Someexamples of atolls are the Bikini atoll, Tubbataha Reef andLighthouse Reef.
Mainly volcanic or uplifted coral massifs- not coral atoll in theusual sense
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