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• Continental shelf
A shallow and gently sloping platform extending out from the adjoining continental land mass into the sea.
• Continental slope
A steep slope which descends from the edge of the continental shelf to the deep ocean-bed.
• Continental rise
A gently sloping layer of sediments at the base of the continental slope that merges into the deep-sea floor.
Deep sea plain or Abyssal plain
Underwater plains found on the deep ocean floor.
• Oceanic deep
Deep trenches found at the deep-sea floors that forms the deepest part of the ocean.
• Oceanic ridge
A continuous submarine mountain chain that are formed when two tectonic plates move apart.
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