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PREFERRED TERM
mid ocean ridge setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Ocean highland associated with a divergent continental margin (spreading center). Setting is characterized by active volcanism, locally steep relief, hydrothermal activity, and pelagic sedimentation.
DESCRIPTION
  • Ocean highland associated with a divergent continental margin (spreading center). Setting is characterized by active volcanism, locally steep relief, hydrothermal activity, and pelagic sedimentation.
IDENTIFIER
  • midOceanRidgeSetting
TITLE
  • mid ocean ridge setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/midOceanRidgeSetting
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Event Environment