continental borderland

continental borderland

[¦känt·ən¦ent·əl ′bor·dər‚land]
(geology)
The area of the continental margin between the shoreline and the continental slope.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Earth science in the urban ocean; the Southern California continental borderland.

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