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continental rise
(english) A gentle slope with a generally smooth surface, rising toward the foot of the continental slope. (See also: continental shelf, continental slope)
glacis continental
(french) Une inclinaison douce avec une surface généralement lisse, qui augmente vers le pied de la pente continentale. (See also: continental shelf, continental slope)
vertente suave
(portuguese) Vertente suave, que sobe até ao sopé da vertente continental. (See also: continental shelf, continental slope)

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