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Ohio Coral Reef (Falls of the Ohio)

Ohio Coral Reef (Falls of the Ohio)
Ohio Coral Reef (Falls of the Ohio)

Within the Ohio River, the Ohio Coral Reef is a classic example of a Silurian and Devonian coral community. The site is the type locality for a number of coral species and nearly 900 nominal species have been founded on specimens collected here.

Location: Floyd County, IN ; Jefferson County, KY

Year designated: 1966

Acres: 725

Ownership: State


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012