Colvocoresses Reef

Colvocoresses Bank

The Colvocoresses Reef (sometimes Colvocoresses Bank) is a submarine bank located in the northeast of the Chagos Archipelago, lying 28 km northeast from Blenheim Reef and 255 km north from Diego Garcia; the large Speakers Bank formation lies 15 km to the west. The bank has an elongated form, measuring 8 km north to south and 1-2 km across, with a minimum depth of 9 m.

image: millenium coral reefs landsat archive/usf millenium global coral reef mapping project/nasa seawifs/nasa jsc