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What is abyssal plain?


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An abyssal plain is an underwater plain on the deep ocean floor, usually found at depths between 3,000 metres and 6,000 metres. An abyssal plain is an underwater plain on the deep ocean floor, usually found at depths between 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) and 6,000 metres (20,000 ft). Abyssal plain, flat seafloor area at an abyssal depth (3000 to 6000 m [10000 to 20000 feet]), generally adjacent to a continent. Abyssal plains cover more area in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans and less of the Pacific Ocean. Abyssal plain definition is - any of the great flat sediment-covered areas of ocean floor. Abyssal plains – Abyssal plains are defined by the IHO (2008) as “An extensive, flat, gently sloping or nearly level region at abyssal depths.

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