Manganese Nodule Provinces of the Southern Ocean

  1. John F. Splettstoesser and
  2. Gisela A.M. Dreschhoff
  1. L. A. Frakes1 and
  2. D. L. E. Moreton2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR051p0217

Mineral Resources Potential of Antarctica

Mineral Resources Potential of Antarctica

How to Cite

Frakes, L. A. and Moreton, D. L. E. (1990) Manganese Nodule Provinces of the Southern Ocean, in Mineral Resources Potential of Antarctica (eds J. F. Splettstoesser and G. A.M. Dreschhoff), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR051p0217

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia

  2. 2

    Earth Sciences Department, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875901749

Online ISBN: 9781118664926

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Keywords:

  • Mines and mineral resources—Antarctic regions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Manganese nodules as a resource

  • Distribution, composition, and density of antarctic nodules

  • Overview of nodule potential