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(English) An elongated and comparatively steep slope of the sea floor, separating flat or gently sloping areas. (See also: sea floor)
(French) Une inclinaison étirée et comparativement escarpée du sol de la mer, crevaison de séparation ou des régions à douce inclination. (See also: sea floor)
(Portuguese) Grande degrau no fundo oceânico que separa zonas de declive mais suave. (See also: sea floor)

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