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.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Environmental deterioration; Lakshadweep; conservation; living resources|
|Subjects:||Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Conservation|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||10 Jun 2011 09:16|
|Last Modified:||10 Jun 2011 09:16|
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