isobath


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isobath

[′i·sə‚bath]
(oceanography)
A contour line connecting points of equal water depths on a chart. Also known as depth contour; depth curve; fathom curve.
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Total distance per depth zone was calculated by clipping the transect lines to polygons defined by isobaths, using ESRI ArcGIS version 10.1.
Overall, bowhead distribution was oriented along the barrier islands and 20 m isobath on the continental shelf and also included parts of the Barrow Canyon and shelf break that were close to shore (Fig.
Democratic N 350 N.M from Republic of Congo Baselines/10 0N.M from 2,500 metre isobath (Art.8 of Law No.09/002) 10.
Again, it provides two options: the outer limit shall not exceed 350 nm from the baselines of the coastal state, or extend beyond 100 nm from the 2500 m isobath. A coastal state can use a combination of the above criteria to determine the area of its continental shelf.
The new large natural gas discoveries along the NWS have occurred toward and beyond the 200-meter isobath (shelf break), requiring the design and construction of long subsea pipelines to deliver the gas back to the coast for processing and export.
'100 nautical miles from the 2500 meter isobath, which is a
The morainic sediments approach the shore till the 3-4 m isobath at the Palanga pier, 1 m isobath at the Birute Mount and 6-6.5 m isobaths in the middle of the bay between the Palanga pier and Birute Mount.
They are part of the sub-basins identified by their morphostructural anomalies (Onyedim et al, 2004a) and from the basement isobath map determined from aeromagnetic and gravity data (Benkhelil, 1988, 1989).
--When a coastal state has more than one 2500-meter isobath, important for applying Article 76(5), (75) which should be used in the calculation of fixed points?
The underwater coastal slope of the northern coast of the Bjorkezund Strait is relatively steep (the 15 m isobath is situated at the distance of 250-300 m from shoreline).
The alternative constraint line involves both distance and water depth consisting of "100 nautical miles from the 2,500 metre isobath", which is a line connecting the depth of 2,500 metres.