continental slope, bathyal zone, bathyal district(noun)
the steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone
The steep, narrow fringe separating the coastal zone from the deep ocean
The numerical value of continental slope in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of continental slope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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