Barrier Reef, The Great

Barrier Reef, The Great, a slightly interrupted succession of coral reefs off the coast of Queensland, of 1200 m. extent, and 100 m. wide at the S., and growing narrower as they go N.; are from 70 to 20 m. off the coast, and protect the intermediate channel from the storms of the Pacific.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Barrie, James Matthew * Barrière, Jean François
Barra
Bar`rackpur
Barrack-Room Ballads
Barras, Paul François
Bar`ratry
Barré, Isaac
Barrel Mirabeau
Barrère
Barrett, Wilson
Barrie, James Matthew
Barrier Reef, The Great
Barrière, Jean François
Barrière, Pierre
Barriers, Battle of the
Barrington, John Shute
Barros, João de
Barrot, Odilon
Barrow
Barrow, Isaac
Barrow, Sir John
Barrow-in-Furness