Coral Sea

The Coral Sea is a marginal sea of the north-east coast of Australia


It is surrounded in the west by the east-coast of Queensland, thereby including the Great Barrier Reef, in the east by Vanuatu and by New Caledonia, and in the north by the southern extremity of the Solomon Islands, in the south by the Tasman Sea

The Great Barrier Reef with its islands and cays belong to Queensland, east reefs and islets are the part of the Coral Sea Islands TerritoryIn addition, some islands west of New Caledonia are also part of the Coral Sea Islands in a geographical senseChesterfield Islands and Bellona Reefs also include Coral Sea Islands

The Coral Sea is an important source of coral for the Great Barrier Reef, which is formed both during its formation and after sea level lowering

List of Seas in Pacific Ocean

Major ports and harbours in Pacific Ocean