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geological
a science that deals with rocks
continental shelf
a shallow submarine plain
continental slope
a steep slope that goes from the continental shelf to th ocean floor
continenal rise
a sloping area of sediment
biological
relating to life and living proccess
ecosystems
the living organism in a comunity
marine
of or relating to the sea
abyssal plain
the vast flat lands in the sea
ocean trenches
deep valeys in the sea floor
gulf stream
a warm ocean current 5o miles wide
salinity
tasting of salt
phytoplankton
plant organisms that float in the water
zooplankton
animal organisms that float in the water
water cycle
the continuous movement of water and air