Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 29 Issue 04

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Volume 29, No. 4
Pages 16 - 18

RIPPLE MARKS • Protecting the World’s High Seas Heritage from the White Shark Café to the Sargasso Sea

Cheryl Lyn Dybas | Oceanography Contributing Writer

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Sunken coral islands…floating rainforests…giant undersea volcanoes…spires of rock resembling sunken cities. None of these rare places can be added to the list of World Heritage sites because they are in the high seas, outside any national jurisdiction. 


Dybas, C.L. 2016. Ripple marks—The story behind the story. Oceanography 29(4):16–18, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.92.