Physical Features

Which of the following have coral reefs?

  • 1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • 2. Gulf of Kutch
  • 3. Gulf of Mannar
  • 4. Sunderbans

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1, 2 and 3 only
  2. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 2 and 4 only

Answer

Coral reef is a ridge of rock in the sea formed by the growth and deposit of coral. Major reef formations in Indian seas occur in the Gulf of Mannar, Palk Bay, Gulf of Kutch, the  Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep.

The correct option is A.