Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the Difference between Potential resources and Actual resources. Comparison and Differences.
Difference between Potential resources and Actual resources
1. A potential resource is not being used currently. An actual resource is one which we use currently.
2. A potential resource can prove useful and become an actual resource in the future. An actual resource might have been a potential resource in the past. It may end up in the future.
3. The entire quantity of a potential resource may not be known. The actual quantity of an actual resource is known.
4. Examples of Potential resources are: uranium deposits in Ladakh. Examples of Actual resources are: coal deposits.