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
ID Code:8572
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:10 Jun 2011 09:16
Last Modified:10 Jun 2011 09:16

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