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Belize Barrier Reef. The Belize Barrier Reef is a series of coral reefs straddling the coast of Belize, roughly 300 meters offshore in the north and 40 kilometers in the south within the country limits. Onne Van der Wal, Corbis #xoBelize

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10 Geological Wonders you didn’t know

The Great Blue Hole-The Great Blue Hole is a large submarine sinkhole off the coast of Belize. It lies near the center of Lighthouse Reef, a small atoll 70 km from the mainland and Belize City. The hole is circular in shape, over 300 m across and 124 m deep.

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Hatchet Caye is a Belize private island that is located on the edge of the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve in Belize. Hatchet Caye is literally a stone throw away from the Belize Barrier Reef - great diving, snorkeling, fishing.

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Glover's Reef in Belize is designated as a World Heritage Site and is the world's 2nd longest barrier reef

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" The Great Blue Hole, Belize " It was formed as a limestone cave system during the last glacial period when sea levels were much lower. As the ocean began to rise again, the caves flooded, and the roof collapsed.Believed to be the world’s largest feature of its kind, the Great Blue Hole is part of the larger Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

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