abyssal


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abyssal

[ə′bis·əl]
(geology)
(oceanography)
Pertaining to the abyssal zone.
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The northern Newfoundland Basin (NB) is the conjugate to the Iberia Abyssal Plain.
The thick turbidite sequences on the Mississippi and Bengal submarine fans and other abyssal plains drilled by the Deep Sea Drilling Program and the Ocean Drilling Program are in areas underlain by oceanic crust.
when west Gondwana broke away and moved westward in the early Cretaceous, leaving the basalts of the Gascoyne and Cuvier abyssal plains behind, and
The researchers established that deep water eddies are likely energised by strong westerly winds over the Southern Ocean that force the ACC and that abyssal mixing, on time scales of months to decades, reacts to this changing atmospheric climate.
But luckily I have learned a lot since then and Abyssal Sanctuary is something that is a lot more serious and fits me better as a writer.
Les Egyptiens redoutent essentiellement que leur pays glisse dans le gouffre abyssal du chaos.
The other 12 look at melange generation in oceanic fracture zones in abyssal settings, melange formation associated with subduction initiation, and melange development in subduction-accretion complexes and in collisional settings.
Leave the abyssal, roiling Gulf Stream for a placid farm pond, and that quarter-ton, sharp-billed majesty for Mr.
Articulated via dream diaries (seen at late Britain in vitrines) kept by seven people sleeping within "fairy rings" of mushrooms in a supposedly enchanted Hampshire field, this lasting topic was the stubborn, abyssal irrationality of the human mind.
The 800 km cable loop west of Vancouver Island connects five nodes in coastal, continental slope, abyssal plain and spreading-ridge environments.
The vast muddy expanses of the abyssal plains occupy about 60 percent of the Earth's surface and are important in global carbon cycling.
At a depth of 13,000 feet, at a place known as the abyssal plain, sediment and "marine snow" have formed a layer of "ooze" that may be thousands of feet thick.