• Definition for "continental slope"
    • The descent from continental shelf toward ocean bottom.
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continental slope definition

  • noun:
    • The descent from continental shelf toward ocean bottom.
    • The steep, narrow edge breaking up the seaside area from deep sea
    • the steep lineage of the seabed from continental rack to the abyssal area
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