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continental shelf

see definition of continental shelf
  • nounocean floor by continent
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Synonyms for continental shelf

noun ocean floor by continent
  • continental platform
  • continental slope
  • land bridge
  • offshore rights
  • submarine canyon
  • territorial waters
  • three-mile limit
  • twelve-mile limit

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territorial waters

noun. coastal waters
  • continental shelf
  • inland waters
  • offshore rights
  • three-mile limit
  • twelve-mile limit
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