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Morphology of an uncharted seamount from Central Indian Basin
The morphology of a seamount at 12 degrees 35'S and 76 degrees 16'E is studied. This conical seamount has a maximum height of 1275 m (water depth 4135 m) and covers an area of about 189 sq km. The maximum basal extension ...
Influence of regional and local topography on the distribution of polymetallic nodules in Central Indian Ocean Basin
Detailed bathymetric surveys from part of the Central Indian Ocean revealed several bathymetric features such as hills, slopes, valleys, and plains. Areas with a local relief of a few to hundreds of meters generally have ...
Nodules of the Central Indian Ocean Basin
(New Delhi: Dep Ocean Dev, 1988)
The Central Indian Ocean Basin (CIOB) extends from 0 degree S to 25 degrees S latitudes and 70 degrees E to 90 degrees E longitudes The major portion of CIOB is an abyssal plain and the plains are believed to be developed ...