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Descriptor English: Oceanic Trench
Descriptor Spanish: Fosa Oceánica
Descriptor Portuguese: Fossa Oceânica
Descriptor French: Fosse Océanique
Entry term(s): Abyssal Trench
Abyssal Trenches
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.517.272
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Deep steep-sided depression in the ocean floor caused by the subduction of oceanic crust beneath either other oceanic crust or continental crust. (UCMP Glossary of Natural History Terms - http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss2geol.html)
Annotation:
Related: Benthic Fauna DeCS
Benthic Flora DeCS
Seabed DeCS
DeCS ID: 35182
Unique ID: DDCS035182
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Oceanic Trench - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061034
Scope note Deep steep-sided depression in the ocean floor caused by the subduction of oceanic crust beneath either other oceanic crust or continental crust. (UCMP Glossary of Natural History Terms - http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss2geol.html)
Preferred term Oceanic Trench
Entry term(s) Abyssal Trench
Abyssal Trenches



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