The continental shelf is an underwater landmass which extends from a continent, resulting in an area of relatively shallow water known as a shelf sea. Much of the shelves were exposed during glacial...
They are the submerged portions of a continent or offshore island, which slope gently seaward from the low waterline to a point where a substantial break in ...
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The zone surrounding an island extending from the LOW WATER LINE to the depth (usually about 183 m; 100 fathoms) where there is a marked or rather steep ...
... the seabed, the subsoil, the