A region adjacent to a continent, normally occupied by or bordering a shelf and sometimes emerging as islands, that is irregular or blocky in plan or profile, with depths well in excess of those typical of a shelf.
Edition 4.1.0, Page 2-15
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Standardization of Undersea Feature Names - B-6 Edition 4.1.0
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Standardize Item Name. Add definition source, reference and similarity.
On behalf of the IHO Member States, the International Hydrographic Bureau would like to thank Korea Hydrographic and
Oceanographic Agency(KHOA) of the Republic of Korea for giving active support in the development of the S-100 GI Registry