TITLE

Indian Ocean

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Oceans Atlas;2007, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the Indian Ocean from a chapter of the book "Oceans Atlas: An Interactive Ocean Adventure" is presented. It explains that the ocean has formed as India and Australia have gradually drifted away from Africa and Antarctica. It notes that the ocean floor has expanded from a mid-ocean ridge shaped like a giant inverted Y. It describes the ocean to the east of India that is surrounded by land on three sides. A map of the ocean showing the main features of the ocean floor is provided.
ACCESSION #
43827246

 

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