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I read somewhere that we can not measure the length of the Adriatic Coast because it has fractal structure. I want some concrete explanation for the fractal structure

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Seen this‌​? – J. M. Jul 10 '12 at 13:46
You might get something out of Andre's answer to… – Gerry Myerson Jul 10 '12 at 13:48
Read The Fractal Geometry of Nature by Benoît Mandelbrot. – lhf Jul 10 '12 at 16:16

Adriatic Coast cannot be a perfect fractal: It's kind of a fractal-like structure. You can read about fractals here. Simply, fractals are self-similar infinitely repeating structures.

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