Coral uplifted by volcanic activity

Coral uplifted by volcanic activity

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Credit: BOB GIBBONS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Coral that has been uplifted above sea level by volcanic activity. The coral is long-dead, but the mineral structure remains, composed mostly of calcium minerals. Photographed on Floreana Island, Galapagos Islands.

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Keywords: biological, biology, bleached, calcium carbonate, calcium minerals, coastal, coral, dead, fauna, floreana island, galapagos islands, geological, geology, marine, marine biology, mineral, nature, pacific, tropic, tropics, uplifted, volcanic activity, zoological, zoology

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