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continental slope

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The steep slope descending from the continental shelf to the continental rise.

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  • noun geology The steep, narrow fringe separating the coastal zone from the deep ocean

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  • noun the steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone

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