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India and the Indian ocean

K. M. Panikkar

India and the Indian ocean

an essay on the influence of sea power on Indian history

by K. M. Panikkar

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea-power,
  • India -- History, Naval,
  • Indian Ocean

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby K.M. Panikkar.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14297453M

    Indian Ocean - Indian Ocean - Bottom deposits: The immense load of suspended sediments from the rivers emptying into the Indian Ocean is the highest of the three oceans, and nearly half of it comes from the Indian subcontinent alone. Those terrigenous sediments occur mostly on the continental shelves, slopes, and rises, and they merge into abyssal plains.   India’s Current Approach. The Indian Navy places great importance on the Indian Ocean’s many maritime chokepoints. These are among the most strategically valuable chokepoints in the world, as they are crucial for access and transit to critical markets, partners, and regions.


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This book is part of a larger research project funded by the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Special Fund and the Governments of Australia, India, Oman, South Africa and Sri Lanka as well as a contribution from an Australian Research Council grant for the project "Building an Indian Ocean Region" [Discovery Project DP].

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