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 continental shelves are underlain by thick sequences of sedimentary rock ...
its western end (i.e. an
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These are submarine plateaus which form part of the sea bed and are attached to
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