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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continental_shelf

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 periods and interglacial periods. The shelf surrounding an island is known as an insular shelf.

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Insular shelves are underwater landmasses surrounding islands. They are relatively shallow areas that extend from the low waterline, usually to a depth of about ...

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An insular shelf is "The zone surrounding an island extending from the line of permanent immersion to about 100 fathoms (600 ft or 183 m) of depth, ...

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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 ...

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May 7, 2010 ... A variety of geological processes contribute to the development of volcanic island shelves, although their relative importance remains unclear.

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May 12, 2015 ... A conceptual model of how insular shelves dominated by volcanic progradation evolve is put forward and the term “rejuvenated shelves” is ...

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May 22, 2014 ... morphology of the insular shelves adjacent to each volcanic edifice of Terceira Island in order to improve the understanding of its evolution.

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Feb 24, 2016 ... Several processes concur to shape an oceanic volcanic island, in particular, the insular shelves, but the dominant process will be the one with ...

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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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May 22, 2014 ... The morphology of insular shelves as a key for understanding the geological evolution of volcanic islands: Insights from Terceira Island (Azores) ...