Florida’s Long Lost Coral Reefs

Florida's Long Lost Coral Reefs

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It’s not the usual kind of buried treasure, but newly discovered 18th-century British Admiralty charts of Florida have provided marine scientists with a unique sort of gold. The maps show just how rich the coral once was off Florida’s coast. It appears human activity has been damaging reefs there for a very long time, and nobody knew until now.

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Florida’s Long Lost Coral Reefs

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