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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 15, Issue 1, Pages 107-110

Almost complex surfaces in the nearly Kaehler S6

Department of Mathematics, College of Science, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia

Received 14 March 1990; Revised 20 May 1991

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It is shown that a compact almost complex surface in S6 is either totally geodesic or the minimum of its Gaussian curvature is less than or equal to 1/3.