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Descriptor in English: Continental Shelf
Descriptor in Spanish: Plataforma Continental
Descriptor in Portuguese: Plataforma Continental
Descriptor in French: Plateau Continental
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.482.157
Scope note: The sub-marine continuation of the margins of the continent extending beneath the sea at a gentle slope. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
DeCS UI: 35014
Descriptor UI: DDCS035014
Continental Shelf - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060877
Scope note The sub-marine continuation of the margins of the continent extending beneath the sea at a gentle slope. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Continental Shelf



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