Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary
Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

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Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary is one of the largest near-shore live-bottom reefs of the southeastern United States. It's just one of the 14 national marine protected areas that make up the National Marine Sanctuary System and is governed by the National Marine Sanctuaries Act. It is managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Gray's Reef was designated as a sanctuary on January 16, 1981, and is the only protected natural reef area on the continental shelf off the Georgia coast. The 22 square miles of Gray's Reef protects an area that is recognized nationally and internationally.

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Gray's Reef seeks to fill Citizen-At-Large seat on the Sanctuary's Advisory Council.

Sunset over Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.

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Earth Is Blue: Welcome to Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.

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Your Earth is Blue: Dive into Gray's Reef.

SoundScapes - Discovering a New Dimension to the Reef.

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Establishes A Gray's Reef Chapter.

Planning for Meaningful Evaluation course to be hosted by Gray's Reef on the
   Skidaway Institute campus, February 26-27, 2015.

The Colorful World of Georgia's Gray's Reef. -
   John Tapley, Scuba & H20 Adventure Magazine

Adventures with an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle at Gray's Reef,
   Alison Scott, Gray's Reef Intern.

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National Marine Sanctuaries: Invest In Your Future.

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