An atoll is a coral island (or islands) that encircles a lagoon partially or completely. The connection includes "Raised Atolls" which are now solid/near solid islands or at least have lost their classic lagoon form.
|Aldabra Atoll||Raised Coral atoll|
|East Rennell||Raised Coral atoll|
|Henderson Island||Raised Coral atoll|
|Lagoons of New Caledonia||Atolls d'Entrecasteaux and Atoll d'Ouvéa et Beautemps-Beaupré|
|Nan Madol||Stone city on a coral atoll|
|Papahanaumokuakea||Papahanaumokuakea Atolls within the NP include Midway, Kure, Pearl and Hermes|
|Phoenix Islands||"collection of atolls"|
|Sanganeb||Sanganeb Atoll Marine National Park|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Atoll?
A connection should:
- Not be "self evident"
- Link at least 3 different sites
- Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
- Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
- Be explained, with reference to a source