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They are the summits of very lofty mountains which have their bases in an abyssal ocean.
Verily, wheresoever it is, it is in the Abyssal World, where there is neither end nor limit.
Oceanic islands are those, usually very small, found in the midst of the ocean, with abyssal depth all about.
EVOLUTIONJOSEPH LE CONTE
The zonarial Radiolaria live floating at various depths between the pelagic and abyssal species ( 234).
It must be remembered that abyssal faunas are almost unknown among fossils.
When Dr. Morton said there were abyssal fish in the lagoon, I knew why they'd be there.
CREATURES OF THE ABYSSMURRAY LEINSTER
Core-takers had been dropped to get samplings of abyssal mud.
CREATURES OF THE ABYSSMURRAY LEINSTER
Such a rock is necessarily oceanic; but more than this, it is abyssal.
In their morphological characters they gradually approach the pelagic forms upwards and the abyssal downwards.
Dimya; recent in abyssal depths and fossil since the Jurassic.

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