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continental ocean
(english) Portion of ocean and marine floor overlying continental crust (e.g., andesite, granite); shallower than the ocean overlying oceanic crust (e.g., basalt); includes continental shelves, continental slopes and overlying waters. (See also: continental shelf, continental slope)
océan continental
(french) Portion d'océan et du sol marin qui recouvre la croûte continentale (par exemple, andesite, granite); shallower than the ocean overlying oceanic crust (e.g., le basalte); inclut des plateaux continentaux, des pentes continentales et des eaux recouvrantes. (See also: continental shelf, continental slope)
oceano Continental
(portuguese) Porção do oceano e do fundo por cima da crusta. (See also: continental shelf, continental slope)

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