Antarctica Natural resources

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Natural resources: iron ore, chromium, copper, gold, nickel, platinum and other minerals, and coal and hydrocarbons have been found in small noncommercial quantities; none presently exploited; krill, finfish, and crab have been taken by commercial fisheries

Definition: This entry lists a country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on June 30, 2015

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