Podvodniki Basin

Podvodniki Basin

 

a basin in the Arctic Ocean, located between the Mendeleev and Lomonosov ridges, separated from the Makarov Basin by a spur of the Lomonosov Ridge. The central and northern parts of the Podvodniki Basin make up the Toll Abyssal Plain, which dips gently northward. Depths reach 3,000 m, and the bottom is covered with silt. The basin was discovered by Soviet researchers in 1950.

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