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...
Jun 27, 2007
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The continental shelves are underlain by thick sequences of sedimentary rock ...
its western end (i.e. an
merged Continental or
... the seabed, the subsoil, the
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 ...
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 ...
Aug 4, 2012