oceanic ridge


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oceanic ridge

[‚ō·shē′an·ik ′rij]
(geology)
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Part II defined an oceanic ridge as a ridge that lacks
Alpha-Mendeleev is an oceanic ridge because it lacks morphological
Lomonosov Ridge is also an oceanic ridge because it lacks
and therefore is an oceanic ridge that cannot be included in any coastal
types of seafloor highs: the "oceanic ridges" of paragraph 3
350 M from the baselines, but does not include oceanic ridges. (83)
Therefore, the classification of seafloor highs as oceanic ridges,
oceanic ridges, submarine ridges, and submarine elevations.
This discussion will define oceanic ridges, submarine ridges, and
ABSTRACT Species of the neomenioid aplacophoran genus Helicoradomenia Scheltema & Kuzirian are found only in areas of hydrothermal vents, oceanic ridges, and back-arc basins and have been collected widely in the East Pacific, Southwest Pacific, and the Triple Junction in the Indian Ocean, but not in the Atlantic.
Vissers, R.L.M and Nicolas, A., eds., 1995, Mantle and Lower Crust Exposed in Oceanic Ridges and in Ophiolites: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 214 p.
Methane plasma bubbles may be captured by electromagnetic fields and gravitational forces along N-S trending normal fault planes of mid oceanic ridges of passive continental margins and similarly along N-S trending faulted edges of active continental margins towards polar region where ambient conditions are available for the formation of methane hydrate.