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The ocean and marine realm

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Haward, M, The ocean and marine realm, Managing Australia's Environment, The Federation Press, S Dovers & Su Wild River (ed), Leichhardt, NSW, pp. 35-52. ISBN 1-86287-447-6 (2003) [Research Book Chapter]


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2003 The Federation Press

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Abstract

Australia has a significant ocean domain. It has the longest coastline in the world at 37,000 km and the world's fourth largest offshore Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). At approximately 12,000,000 km2, the EEZ is approximately 50 per cent larger in area than the Australian continental landmass (CSIRO 1998). This EEZ stretches from tropical waters to Australia's sub-Antarctic islands and offshore to the Australian Antarctic Territory.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Studies in Human Society
Research Group:Policy and Administration
Research Field:Public Policy
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Author:Haward, M (Professor Marcus Haward)
ID Code:29178
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:IASOS
Deposited On:2003-08-01
Last Modified:2015-09-01
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