Last update: July 19th, 2019 at 5:00 pm
The reef is located roughly 60 miles north of Progresso, Mexico and owns the title of the largest coral structure in the southern Gulf. In 1994, the area was named a National Park of Mexico, and in 2006, it became designated as a UNESCO biosphere reserve.
The image was captured by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on board the Landsat 8 satellite on November 5, 2014.
Source: NASA Earth Observatory