Unformatted text preview: miles from a shoreline, within which the coastal state can control fishing, mineral exploitation, and additional activities by all other countries. 6. Maritime boundary is an international boundary that lies in the ocean. 7. Median-line boundary is an international maritime boundary drawn where the width of a sea is less than 400 nautical miles. Because the states on either side of that sea claim exclusive economic zones of 200 nautical miles. 8. High-island cultures are volcanic island of the Pacific Realm that is high enough in elevation to wrest substantial moisture from the tropical ocean air. 9. Low-island cultures is the low lying coral islands of the Pacific Realm that unlike high islands cannot wrest sufficient moisture from the tropical ocean air to avoid chronic drought. 10. Antarctic Treaty is the international cooperative agreement on the use of Antarctic territory....
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- Spring '11
- Geography, Continent, Coastal and oceanic landforms, Territorial waters, tropical ocean air