Sohm Abyssal Plain

Sohm Abyssal Plain

[′sōm ə′bis·əl ′plān]
(geology)
A basin in the North Atlantic, about 2400 fathoms (4390 meters) deep, between Newfoundland and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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The margin includes a steep narrow slope that extends from 200 to 4000 m water depth onto the Sohm Abyssal Plain (Fig.
The Sohm Abyssal Plain generally has a thick sediment cover; compilations of sediment thickness estimate that the thickness is over 2 km in the area beyond 200 nm (GSC 1994).
In 2007, a total of 6900 km of seismic data were collected over the Sohm Abyssal Plain (see Fig.