- IPA[ˌkän(t)əˈnen(t)l slōp]
- the slope between the outer edge of the continental shelf and the deep ocean floor.
noun: continental slope, plural noun: continental slopes
...氧氣了。 O2-rich surface water lie only a few hundred meters above the continental shelf and slope, but the buoyancy of the warmer surface water prevents them from...
...part of ocean floor ________ gently away from the continent is called the continental shelf. (A) that slopes (B) and sloping (C) sloped (D) slopes...