continental platform

continental platform

[¦känt·ən¦ent·əl ′plat‚fȯrm]
(geology)
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For instance, Mauritius and Seychelles have come to a deal of sharing their continental platform instead of engaging in a rivalry that would have not been easily resolved once struck.
Company's project manager Marcelo told the Associated Press that their studies indicated that the prawns might have died "due to the flow of deep waters coming from the continental platform, induced by currents of wind on the ocean.
It is located by Petrobras's oil and natural gas exploration complex, on the continental platform of the Campos Basin, and is one of the regions where pre-salt wells are located.
United has already moved millions of passenger records to the Continental platform and has notified its frequent flyers of the upcoming change.
They engage their own constituencies, and we are hoping that this continental platform can also be a conduit for channelling ideas to African leaders, for example on facilitating regional markets.
The expedition led by two Russian MPs, Arthur Cilingarov and Vladimir Gruzdev, in the Arctic Ocean, aimed at supporting Moscow's claim to the oil, gas and minerals in the area, in virtue of the idea that the Lomonosov Strip, a underwater formation of over 1800 km, which unites Siberia and Canada, represents the prolongation of Russia's continental platform and thus the latter is due a much wider area of the Arctic Ocean, while the implantation of a Russian flag made of titan, 4 km under the North Pole, was not only a symbolic gesture, but one with complex meanings and with possible unpredictable meanings in the near future.
Based on the Continental platform, the GTC is a 2+2, powered by the familiar 6-litre twin-turbo W12, coupled to four-wheel drive and a six-speed ZF auto box.
So the chance to see and hear first hand how the NFU operates on the continental platform, meet some of the key players in Brussels including members of the European Parliament from the West Midlands, is clearly one not to be missed.
The design of the complex is by Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners and Anthony Hunt Associates, and in some ways the structure resembles that of the Grimshaw/Hunt masterpiece, the continental platform at Waterloo Station (AR September 1993).
New work suggests that the compounds are produced in rock lying several kilometers beneath Florida's continental platform, report Christopher S.
Will the platform be London-based, offered through players such as NYSE Euronext bClear or ICE Clear Europe or will flow consolidate to a more continental platform such as Eurex?
Together, we will continue to develop our continental platform to provide maximum value to our customers and our shareholders.