Definition of oceanic ridge in English:
Another term for mid-ocean ridge.
- They compare closely with oceanic flood basalts that make up many oceanic ridges, plateaux, and sea mounts.
- He proposed that there must be a third type of plate boundary to connect the oceanic ridges and trenches.
- Since Wegener's day, scientists have mapped and explored the great system of oceanic ridges, the sites of frequent earthquakes.
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