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1. Resources Overview: Southwest Pacific, Vanuatu. Vanuatu represents the main bulk of an island chain which continues into the Santa Cruz Islands of the eastern Solomon Islands. Lying on the western margins of the Pacific plate, the islands are all of ...
Vanuatu represents the main bulk of an island chain which continues into the Santa Cruz Islands of the eastern Solomon Islands. Lying on the western margins of the Pacific plate, the islands are all of volcanic origin, and there is ongoing volcanic a...


2. Resources Overview: U.S. Caribbean, Virgin Islands (U.S.). Coral reefs are widespread around all of the main islands. These are mostly fringing reefs, but there is a small barrier reef off St. Croix, and there are a number of offshore patch reefs and...
Coral reefs are widespread around all of the main islands. These are mostly fringing reefs, but there is a small barrier reef off St. Croix, and there are a number of offshore patch reefs and bank structures. Nowhere else in the Caribbean have the...


3. Resources Overview: Southeast Asia, Vietnam. Vietnam has an extensive coastline encompassing a great latitudinal range. In the far south this coastline is very low-lying and dominated by the Mekong River Delta and the Cau Mau Peninsula. A short sect...
Vietnam has an extensive coastline encompassing a great latitudinal range. In the far south this coastline is very low-lying and dominated by the Mekong River Delta and the Cau Mau Peninsula. A short section of coastline faces the Gulf of Thailand, ...


4. Resources Overview: Southern Tropical America, Venezuela. Venezuela is a large country with a long, north-facing coastline delimiting the southeastern edge of the Caribbean Sea. In the east this coastline is dominated by the vast delta of the Orinoco...
Venezuela is a large country with a long, north-facing coastline delimiting the southeastern edge of the Caribbean Sea. In the east this coastline is dominated by the vast delta of the Orinoco River, which carries considerable quantities of freshwate...


5. Resources Overview: Eastern Caribbean, Virgin Islands (British). Coral reefs are widespread throughout the British Virgin Islands, including fringing reefs close to most islands, patch reefs in offshore areas, and a long barrier-type structure, Horse...
Coral reefs are widespread throughout the British Virgin Islands, including fringing reefs close to most islands, patch reefs in offshore areas, and a long barrier-type structure, Horseshoe Reef, extending to the southeast of Anegada. As with the US ...


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