The gently sloping seabed around the edge of most continents, formed of continental crust and averaging around 425 feet (130 m)[1].


  1. ^ France, Peter, Guerrero, Angeles Gavira; et al. (2006). Ocean. Dorling Kindersley Inc. ISBN 9780756636920. 

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