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oceanic ridge Line breaks: ocean¦ic ridge

Definition of oceanic ridge in English:


Another term for mid-ocean ridge.
Example sentences
  • 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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