Aleutian Trench


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Aleutian Trench

 

a deepwater trench in the North Pacific, located along the southern submarine slopes of the Aleutian Islands. By its tectonic structure, it is classified among offshore ocean trenches. It is approximately 3,000 km long and up to 7,822 m deep; the bottom consists of red clay.

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Mount McKinley climbs twenty thousand feet into the sky and the Aleutian Trench plunges twenty-five thousand below the sea.
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