Geologists strike seabed ‘treasure’ in Indian waters

Geologists strike seabed ‘treasure’ in Indian waters
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The huge presence of marine resources was first identified off Mangaluru, Chennai, Mannar Basin, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and around Lakshadweep in early 2014. The amount of lime mud, phosphate-rich and calcareous sediments, hydrocarbons, metalliferous deposits and micronodules that geologists came across was a clear indication that deeper and more extensive exploration could lead to a larger treasure trove.

July 17, 2017 at 06:18AM
via The Times of India http://ift.tt/2vrF2yg

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