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

DEFINITION
  • Region of elevated ocean crust that commonly rises to within 2-3 km of the surface above an abyssal sea floor that lies several km deeper. Climate and water depths are such that a marine carbonate platform does not develop.
DESCRIPTION
  • Region of elevated ocean crust that commonly rises to within 2-3 km of the surface above an abyssal sea floor that lies several km deeper. Climate and water depths are such that a marine carbonate platform does not develop.
IDENTIFIER
  • oceanicPlateauSetting
TITLE
  • oceanic plateau setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/oceanicPlateauSetting
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