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1. Resources Overview: North and East Asia, Japan. The islands of Japan stretch from the edge of the tropics to the mid-temperate regions, and in so doing provide one of the clearest examples of the latitudinal limits to coral growth and reef developmen...
The islands of Japan stretch from the edge of the tropics to the mid-temperate regions, and in so doing provide one of the clearest examples of the latitudinal limits to coral growth and reef development. The southernmost islands are a long chain, th...


2. Resources Overview: Red Sea - Gulf of Aden, Jordan. The coastline of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan extends approximately 27 km along the north eastern-reaches of the Gulf of Aqaba (Fig. 1JOR_Fig1.gif 2). The coast is home to Jordan's only seaport a...
The coastline of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan extends approximately 27 km along the north eastern-reaches of the Gulf of Aqaba (Fig. 1JOR_Fig1.gif 2). The coast is home to Jordan's only seaport and is a center of industry, tourism and transportati...


3. Resources Overview: Northern Caribbean, Jamaica. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Greater Antilles and is located in the center of the Caribbean Sea. Cuba, 150 kilometers north, moderates the effects of the northeast trade winds on the frin...
Jamaica is the third largest island in the Greater Antilles and is located in the center of the Caribbean Sea. Cuba, 150 kilometers north, moderates the effects of the northeast trade winds on the fringing reefs of the north coast, which grow on a na...


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