Marine minerals in exclusive economic zones


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In the last ten years offshore mineral exploration programmes have increasingly concentrated on the 200 mile Exclusive Economic Zones adjacent to coastal states. This book gives an integrated treatment of the various mineral types occuring in these zones, their genesis, distribution and economic importance. The book opens with a broad overview of the subject and discusses the legislative issues relevant to marine and mineral exploitation. Chapters then deal in turn with aggregates, placers, precious coral, phosphorites, ...

Marine Minerals in Exclusive Economic Zones 1991, Springer

ISBN-13: 9780412292705

1992 edition Annotated