Yet the countries along its littoral have no means of providing security to themselves.
Moscow and Tehran recently avoided a potentially damaging row over the legal status of the Caspian Sea and sharing its energy resources by putting off the summit of the littoral states.
Three of the five Caspian littoral countries (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan) are landlocked.
The small plot of littoral rainforest remnant is under pressure from weed, drainage and erosion and needs restoration.
Similarly, redundancy analysis showed that minimum winter or spring temperature significantly influenced the relative abundance of littoral taxa in seven lakes.
However, the measurable distance from the sea bed to the sea surface is limited to around 50 meters, so the sensors cannot function in the open ocean, only in littoral areas.
In 1907, erosion increased, eating away the coastal littoral beneath Keta.
The Atlantic would become a dead sea strategically, its littoral states and their continents declining to marginal status.
Massalia and its dependent territory enjoyed a privileged status within the province as an independent republic allied to Rome with territories extending along the Mediterranean littoral .
In this initiative he reversed the whole purpose of Sweden's great mission to its people stranded along the Delaware littoral , which had been to preserve their national character in the midst of Pennsylvanian chaos.