Environmental deterioration in Lakshadweep and need for conservation of living resources

Pillai, C S G and Thomas, P A (2001) Environmental deterioration in Lakshadweep and need for conservation of living resources. Geological Survey of India Special Publication (56). pp. 171-174.

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Abstract

The Lakshadweep Archipelago is located on the Laccadive - Chagos ridge, believed to be the submarine extension of the Aravalli mountains. The various atolls rise from a depth ranging from 1500 to 4000 m. The Lakshadweep Archipelago consists of 12 atolls, 3 reefs and 5 submerged banks, all of coral formations. The total land area is about 32 sq km. The height of islands vary from 1 to 1.4 m from MSL.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Environmental deterioration; Lakshadweep; conservation; living resources
Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Conservation
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2011 03:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8572

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