Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard
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Describe Natural Resources with Reference to the Following Ocean Resources - General Science

Answer in Brief

Describe natural resources with reference to the following

Ocean resources

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Solution

Ocean resources: Oceans are also important resources and this can be understood by the fact that they cover the greater part of the earth's surface than the land itself. The resources which can be obtained from oceans can be of two types- 

Mineral resources- Most of the minerals are obtained from oceans, for example, thorium (used in atomic energy production), magnesium (used in flashbulb of a camera), sodium (used in the production of cloth and paper. 

Bioresources- Examples of bioresources from oceans include fishes, shells, fungi, shark and codfish, sea cucumbers, etc.

Concept: Natural Resources in the Earth’S Crust
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Balbharati General Science 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 16 Natural Resources
Exercise | Q 1.3 | Page 112
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