A depression of the earth’s surface in which an ocean lies.
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- The Arctic is an ocean basin with peripheral continents, whereas the Antarctic is continental.
- The evidence presented here shows that an ocean basin is unlikely to have existed adjacent to the Ulukisla Basin after the latest Cretaceous time.
- It has been interpreted as a remnant ocean basin and as a Permian-Triassic rift basin formed at a triple junction.