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Descriptor English: Mid-Ocean Ridge
Descriptor Spanish: Cordillera Meso-Oceánica
Descriptor Portuguese: Cordilheira Meso-Oceânica
Descriptor French: Dorsale Médio-Océanique
Entry term(s): Meso-Oceanic Mountain Chain
Meso-Scale Oceanic Mountain Chain
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.517.242
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Underwater mountain system that consists of various mountain ranges (chains), typically having a valley known as a rift running along its spine, formed by plate tectonics
Annotation:
DeCS ID: 34828
Unique ID: DDCS034828
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Mid-Ocean Ridge - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060704
Scope note Underwater mountain system that consists of various mountain ranges (chains), typically having a valley known as a rift running along its spine, formed by plate tectonics
Preferred term Mid-Ocean Ridge
Entry term(s) Meso-Oceanic Mountain Chain
Meso-Scale Oceanic Mountain Chain



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