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(English) Away from the shoreline; refers largely to the expanse of submerged continental shelf on the ocean side of the shoreline but may also refer to areas nearer the ocean edge of the shelf. Used also to refer to the area beyond the 3 nautical miles State and Territory waters. (See also: continental shelf, shore area, inshore waters)
au large
(French) Loin de la côte; se rapporte à l'étendue océanique éloignée de la côte, au-dessus du plateau continental, mais peut aussi concerner les zones proches de la limite externe du plateau. (See also: continental shelf, shore area, inshore waters)
mar aberto
(Portuguese) Longe da costa. (See also: continental shelf, shore area, inshore waters)

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