wall reef

wall reef

[′wȯl ¦rēf]
(geology)
A linear, steep-sided coral reef constructed on a reef wall.
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We were in territory that no scuba diver could ever reach and things got decidedly murkier as we sank lower and lower in front of Grand Cayman's west wall reef.