TITLE

Caribbean

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Oceans Atlas;2007, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the Caribbean from a chapter of the book "Oceans Atlas: An Interactive Ocean Adventure" is presented. It notes that Caribbean is a region of tropical warmth and white coral beaches. It describes the pollution and disturbance affecting the tropical waters and coral reefs. It explains the creation of the Puerto Rico Trench that curves around the northeast edge of the Caribbean by the Atlantic floor sliding beneath the Caribbean plate. The breeding of sea turtles on remote beaches in the region is also noted.
ACCESSION #
43827243

 

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