epicontinental sea

эпиконтинентальное море

English-Russian dictionary of fishery . 2014.

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  • epicontinental — /ep i kon tn en tl/, adj. found or located in or on a continent: epicontinental minerals; an epicontinental sea. [1900 05; EPI + CONTINENTAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • epicontinental — adjective denoting those areas of sea or ocean overlying the continental shelf …   English new terms dictionary

  • epicontinental — adj. (of the sea) over the continental shelf …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epeiric sea — An epeiric sea (also known as an epicontinental sea) is a large but shallow body of salt water that lies over a part of a continent. Epeiric seas are usually associated with the marine transgressions of the early Cenozoic and other eras. They can …   Wikipedia

  • shelf sea — noun : the part of a sea or ocean which is on a continental or insular shelf : an epicontinental sea * * * shelf sea, the part of the sea that covers a continental shelf …   Useful english dictionary

  • North Sea — For other uses, see North Sea (disambiguation). North Sea Location Atlantic Ocean Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Turgai Sea — The Turgai (or Turgay) Sea or Turgai Strait, also known as the West Siberian Sea, was a large shallow body of salt water (an epicontinental or epeiric sea) of the Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras. It extended north of the present day Caspian Sea to the …   Wikipedia

  • Ordovician Period — Interval of geologic time, 490–443 million years ago, the second oldest period of the Paleozoic Era. It follows the Cambrian and precedes the Silurian. During the Ordovician, many of the landmasses were aligned in the tropics. Life was dominated… …   Universalium

  • Cretaceous Period — Interval of geologic time from с 144 to 65 million years ago. During the Cretaceous the climate was warmer than today. In the seas, marine invertebrates flourished, and bony fishes evolved. On land, flowering plants arose, and insects, bees in… …   Universalium

  • Ordovician — Period 488.3–443.7 million years ago …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of Yorkshire — In Yorkshire there is a very close relationship between the major topographical areas and the geological period in which they were formed. The Pennine chain of Hills in the west is of Carboniferous origin. The central vale is Permo Triassic. The… …   Wikipedia


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