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Definition of Continental slope

Continental slope Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Marine Biology
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The area of descent from the edge of the continental shelf to greater depth.
Fishery Glossary
Outer edge of a continent between the continental shelf and the deep-ocean floor (bathyal plains), marked by an increased inclination. Often conventionally demarcated by the 200m isobath.
Continental slope Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
The continental margin is the zone of the ocean floor that separates the thin oceanic crust from thick continental crust. Together, the continental shelf, continental slope, and continental rise are called the continental margin. Continental margins constitute about 28% of the oceanic area.

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Continental slope Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Continental slope Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

1. the steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone
(synonym) bathyal zone, bathyal district
(hypernym) ocean floor, ocean bottom, seabed, sea bottom, Davy Jones's locker, Davy Jones