Here is another photo of the Great Barrier Reef taken from my plane window on a flight between Brisbane and Hong Kong. The reef is a precious and remarkable place, as fragile as it is beautiful. Hundreds of reef section like this collectively form the Great Barrier Reef, the largest in the world, which runs along the coastline of Queensland from Cape York to north of Fraser Island.
The reef shown here is huge. It is 19 kilometres long and 8 kilometres wide and is found 50 kilometres north of the city of Cairns.
This reef is Batt Reef, and is sadly the location where Steve Irwin passed away in 2006.
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cigdom (2594) 2012-11-04 7:03
As it seems, your journey was excellent! ;) Having views like that from your window should be amazing! I can see every tone of blue here. It is just beautiful!
Thanks for sharing
ifege (10719) 2012-11-04 13:02
Capture it whilst it is still alive. A good arial photo with great colour.
mvdisco (17796) 2012-11-04 18:43
Bonjour Matt, Hi,
Very nice capture well taken from your window plane on a flight between Brisbane and Hong Kong,
Nice details of the Great Barrier Reef who runs along the coastline of Queensland,
A sharp and clear presentation and tones of blue colors and light,
Nicely done..Michel bonne journée..
zoomer (6) 2012-11-05 9:25
Hi,another enchanting view with the clouds having the sea as a backdrop.All the best,Wolf.
jemaflor (102359) 2012-11-08 11:02
Great pov on the sea and the famous great barrier reef, lovely colors, tfs this view well managed.
batalay (40239) 2012-11-08 22:36
A veritable abstract work of art. What elevation did you shoot it from? It's hard to believe that the Crocodile Hunter died six years ago, but I didn't know it happened in this area.
Warm regards, and have a good weekend.
jhm (159080) 2012-11-09 3:19
Exactly a satelite picture with the Great Barrier Reef as subject.
Lovely colors and nice view about these area.
Excellent composition and wonderful captured.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
thebest (4276) 2012-11-09 23:15
A nice clean window is a must to take photo's like this - you captured the reef to perfection well done!
The colours are very vibrant - excellent photo.
npecanhuk (77825) 2012-11-29 16:16
Very interesting and beautiful aerial picture!
Colors and light are wonderful!
What a view from the airplane!
TFS - congrats,