Greater Maldive Ridge – UPSC Prelims

Greater Maldive Ridge:
  • The Maldive Ridge is an aseismic ridge that is not associated with earthquake activities.
  • This ridge, located in the western Indian Ocean, southwest of India, is not well investigated.
  • It is of paramount importance to gain knowledge on the structure and geodynamics of aseismic ridges as it provides valuable inputs towards understanding the evolution of ocean basins.
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