continental shelf area

площадь на континентальном шельфе

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • continental shelf — ► NOUN ▪ an area of seabed around a large land mass where the sea is relatively shallow …   English terms dictionary

  • Continental shelf — Marine habitats Anatomy of a continental shelf off the south eastern coast of the United States Littoral zone Intertidal zone …   Wikipedia

  • Continental shelf of Russia — Contents 1 2001 extension claim 1.1 Additional research 1.2 International response …   Wikipedia

  • Continental shelf pump — In oceanic biogeochemistry, the continental shelf pump is proposed to operate in the shallow waters of the continental shelves, acting as a mechanism to transport carbon (as either dissolved or particulate material) from surface waters to the… …   Wikipedia

  • continental shelf — N UNCOUNT The continental shelf is the area which forms the edge of a continent, ending in a steep slope to the depths of the ocean. ...the deep water off the Continental Shelf …   English dictionary

  • continental shelf — noun the relatively shallow (up to 200 meters) seabed surrounding a continent • Hypernyms: ↑ocean floor, ↑sea floor, ↑ocean bottom, ↑seabed, ↑sea bottom, ↑Davy Jones s locker, ↑Davy Jones * * * noun, pl ⋯ shelves [c …   Useful english dictionary

  • continental shelf — Sea area extending beyond UK territorial waters sub divided and allocated to a number of Countries including certain European Union ( EU) Member States. Areas designated to the UK are called the UK Continental Shelf. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • continental shelf — the area of gently sloping sea bottom from the shore out to a depth of about 200 metres. It may be only a few kilometres offshore where the sea floor descends rapidly to great depths or may be extensive and form an accessible habitat for many… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • continental shelf — noun The area of sea around a land mass where the depth gradually increases before it plunges into the ocean deeps …   Wiktionary

  • continental shelf — raised area of land which is above sea level and forms continents …   English contemporary dictionary

  • continental shelf — noun an area of seabed around a large land mass where the sea is relatively shallow …   English new terms dictionary


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