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continental shelf edge
(english) The outer (seaward) edge of the continental shelf where there is an abrupt descent to deeper water. (See also: continental shelf, continental slope)
bord du plateau continental
(french) Le bord externel (vers la mer) du plateau continental où il y a une descente abrupte à l'eau plus profonde. (See also: continental shelf, continental slope)
fim da margem continental
(portuguese) Margem oceânica da plataforma continental. (See also: continental shelf, continental slope)

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