Atlantic Ocean Economy 1998
SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Economy - overview
The Atlantic Ocean provides some of the world's most heavily trafficked
sea routes, between and within the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. Other
economic activity includes the exploitation of natural resources, e.g., fishing,
the dredging of aragonite sands (The Bahamas), and production of crude oil
and natural gas (Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and North Sea).
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