Separately standing reef located in 1,5 km from coast opposite to bay Marsa Nakari, in 12 km to the south from Marsa Alam. It is a barrier reef of the oblong form in length about 250 m, width to 80 m. On the western slope a beautiful coral garden: powerful blocks of firm corals, basically - поритов, rise from depth 18 - 20 m. On a northwest corner of a reef - three underwater mountains almost adjoining to each other, between them and the basic reef - twisting passes. In a southwest part to reefs file one more underwater mountain, and in a reef wall - a cave adjoins. An input in it on depth of 6 m, in a cave ceiling - numerous apertures. The current - sometimes almost is absent, more often moderated, is more rare strong, from the north on the south.
Shaab Radir East
The most remote from coast a reef of group of reeves Radir, the most east reef of group located in 10 km from coast opposite to cape Ras-Dirra, in 26 km to the south from Marsa Alam. It is group from almost closed separately standing 7 reeves lasting from the north-West on the southeast on 150 m and stood on a sandy bottom, going down with 25 to 35 m towards nearby breakage on the big depths. From the north and the east numerous underwater mountains with tops in 8 - 20 m from a surface adjoin. Walls and tops are completely covered by corals. On depths 8 - 18 m - caves, терасы, passes, the tunnels forming a difficult underwater labyrinth. A current - from the northwest on the southeast, often strong.
Shaab Radir el Bar
The reef closest to coast, groups of reeves Radir, located in 1 km from coast opposite to cape Ras-Dirra, in 26 km to the south from Marsa Alam. It is a reef of the oval form, 170 on 100 m. On a slope of east part numerous caves, from the north a reef adjoin over 10 underwater mountains. A bottom - in 18 - 20 m, tops of mountains in 10 - 13 m from a surface. There are large morays, whitetips sharks, turtles. A current - moderated, sometimes strong, from the north-West on the southeast.
Separately standing reef located in 2 km from coast, opposite to bay Bir Ranga, in 90 km to the south from Marsa Alam. It is a large barrier reef of the crescent form in length more than 300 m, in the width to 80 m. At a southern wall of a reef on depth 15 - 30 m pass a canyon - a twisting and step corridor in length about 100 m, going in a direction on the southwest. On an exit from a canyon from depth of 15 m the underwater mountain in height of 10 m. the Current practically rises is absent.
Shaab Ras Turumbi
It is located in 73 km to the north from Marsa Alam. A reef of the triangular form, with the parties in length about 150 metres. The part of a reef most acting in the sea is shattered and has a difficult configuration - there numerous rather shallow channels (depth 6 - 8). More close to coast, in the basic file - shallow lagoons (depth 2 - 4) with a sandy bottom. A reef adjoin, almost merging with it, separately standing reeves and underwater mountains, the last rise and from slopes of the basic file. Within the precincts of a reef - a little big and set of small caves.
Shaab Samadai - the large separately standing reef located in 6 km from coast opposite to bay Marsa Tundaba, in 8 km to the south from Marsa Alam. It is a barrier reef in length about 400 m, width about 40 m, in a southeast part the thickening to 100 m. To a reef from the south adjoins a half ring of numerous small separately standing reeves, forming almost closed lagoon protected from a wind (depth 11 - 15). These small reeves, being closed under water the tops, form at different levels (but is not deeper 8) a difficult labyrinth of tunnels, caves, passes etc. the Current - moderated, from the north on the south.
Here often there are dolphins who sometimes allow to swim up to itself on absolutely small distance. Away from a reef meet reefs sharks, hammerhead sharks, eagle rays. In a southern wall of a reef on depth of 7 m a through cave, an exit from which on a reef opposite side on depth of 5 m. In it often hide in the afternoon huge groupers.
The large separately standing reef located in 13 km from coast opposite to bay EL Sharm, in 35 km to the south from Marsa Alam. It is massive underwater mountain with the oval top, rising with the big depths, acquired corals. On some sources is a top of an ancient extinct volcano. Length - about 500 m, width - about 180 m. of the Wall very abrupt, of 50-75 m. On east extremity of a reef and in the left part of a southern wall - small shelf plateaus (accordingly on depths from 15 to 30 m and от 18 to 20) break at once on depths. Here it is possible to meet all kinds sharks, barracudas, tunes, and as large turtles. The current - strong enough, approaches to the western extremity of a reef from the north, further forks, the basic part goes from left to right along northern wall.
It is the flat sandy island located in 5 km from coast, in 50 km to the south from Marsa Alam. The island has length about 1 km, width to 300 m, will extend in parallel a coast line. In central and northern part of island from the high sea - dense thickets mangrs. It is surrounded by a coastal reef, the most powerful on northern extremity and an East side. On the western party turned to coast, the coastal reef narrow also interrupts hollow tongues of sand leaving in water. Between island and coast there are numerous small barrier reeves. The island from the West is adjoined by some groups of such reeves, and also separately standing small столбообразные reeves and underwater mountains. All reeves stand on relative shoal, with depths to 40 m, between them spacious sites of a sandy bottom where everywhere meet eagle rays and turtles. Dolphins often approach to a skeleton. A current - moderated, from the north-West on the southeast.
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