submarine geology

submarine geology
морская геология
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морская геология

Англо-русский словарь нефтегазовой промышленности. 2011.

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  • submarine geology — noun : geology of the ocean floor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Submarine landslide — Submarine landslides are marine landslides that transport sediment across the continental shelf and into the deep ocean. A submarine landslide is initiated when the downwards driving stress (gravity and other factors) exceeds the resisting stress …   Wikipedia

  • submarine gap — ▪ geology also called  Abyssal Gap,         steep sided furrow that cuts transversely across a ridge or rise; such a passageway has a steeper slope than either of the two abyssal plains it connects. Grooves known as interplain channels exist in… …   Universalium

  • Submarine earthquake — A submarine earthquake is an earthquake which occurs underwater at the bed of the sea. They can produce tsunamis, also known as harbor waves or tidal waves . The magnitude can be measured scientifically by the use of either the Richter scale or… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of Jersey — The geology of Jersey is characterised by the Late Proterozoic Brioverian volcanics, the Cadomian Orogeny, and only small signs of later deposits from the Cambrian and Quaternary periods. The kind of rocks go from conglomerate to shale, volcanic …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of New Zealand — The continent of Zealandia The geology of New Zealand is noted for its volcanic activity, earthquakes and geothermal areas because of its position on the boundary of the Australian Plate and Pacific Plates. New Zealand was earlier part of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of Taiwan — Taiwan is active geologically, showing plate boundary tectonics. The island formed at the junction of the Luzon Volcanic Arc (吕宋岛火山弧) and the Ryukyu Volcanic Arc (琉球火山弧). Subduction changes direction at Taiwan. South of the island, the Philippine …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of Tasmania — Tasmania has a varied geological history, with the world s biggest exposure of diabase, or dolerite. Rocks from the Neoproterozoic, Paleozoic and Mesozoic time periods appear. It is one of the few southern hemisphere areas glaciated during the… …   Wikipedia

  • Submarine canyon — A submarine canyon is a steep sided valley on the sea floor of the continental slope. Many submarine canyons are found as extensions to large rivers; however there are some that have no such association. Canyons cutting the continental slopes… …   Wikipedia

  • submarine canyon — Narrow, steep sided underwater valley cut into a continental slope. Submarine canyons resemble river canyons on land, usually having steep, rocky walls. They are found along most continental slopes. Those of the Grand Bahama Canyon, which are… …   Universalium

  • Geology of the North Sea — Contents 1 Tectonic structure 2 Precambrian 3 Finnmarkian, Athollian, Caledonian Orogenies …   Wikipedia

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