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PREFERRED TERM
continental borderland setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • An area of the continental margin between the shoreline and the continental slope that is topographically more complex than the continental shelf. It is characterized by ridges and basins, some of which are below the depth of the continental shelf. An example is the southern California continental borderland (Jackson, 1997, p. 138).
DESCRIPTION
  • An area of the continental margin between the shoreline and the continental slope that is topographically more complex than the continental shelf. It is characterized by ridges and basins, some of which are below the depth of the continental shelf. An example is the southern California continental borderland (Jackson, 1997, p. 138).
IDENTIFIER
  • continentalBorderlandSetting
TITLE
  • continental borderland setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/continentalBorderlandSetting
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