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continental shelves The term 'continental shelves' as it applies to the area of carbon dioxide can be defined as ' Those parts of the continent that are covered by water. They are several to more than 322 km wide and about 122 m deep. At the edges of the shelves, the continental slopes drop rapidly from 100 to 200 m to 3000 to 3700 m'.
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