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Descriptor English: Continental Slope
Descriptor Spanish: Talud Continental
Descriptor Portuguese: Talude Continental
Descriptor French: Talus Continental
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.517.352
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Steep slope between the continental shelf and the deep sea. It is defined as the degree of inclination, generally between 200 and 2500 meters. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
Annotation:
DeCS ID: 34970
Unique ID: DDCS034970
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Continental Slope - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060836
Scope note Steep slope between the continental shelf and the deep sea. It is defined as the degree of inclination, generally between 200 and 2500 meters. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
Preferred term Continental Slope



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