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ID: 300387712
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300387712

 

Record Type: concept
continental shelves (undersea shelves, undersea landforms, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: In geography, the perimeters of each continent and the associated coastal plain; now, during the current interglacial period, submerged under relatively shallow seas. Much of the continental shelves' area was exposed during glacial periods. In international law, under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the "continental shelf" is defined as the stretch of the seabed adjacent to the shores of a particular country to which it belongs.
 
Terms:
continental shelves (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
continental shelf (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
shelves, continental (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RD

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Settlements and Landscapes (hierarchy name)
........ Settlements and Landscapes (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of landscapes (environments)
............ landscapes (environments) (G)
Hierarchy of natural landscapes
................ natural landscapes (G)
Hierarchy of undersea landforms
.................... undersea landforms (G)
Hierarchy of undersea shelves
........................ undersea shelves (G)
Hierarchy of continental shelves
............................ continental shelves (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Settlements and Landscapes (hierarchy name)
........ Settlements and Landscapes (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of landscapes (environments)
............ landscapes (environments) (G)
Hierarchy of natural landscapes
................ natural landscapes (G)
Hierarchy of landforms (terrestrial)
.................... landforms (terrestrial) (G)
Hierarchy of continental shelves
........................ continental shelves (G)

Related concepts:
require ....  continents
..............  (landmasses, landforms (terrestrial), ... Built Environment (hierarchy name)) [300128176]

Sources and Contributors:
continental shelf............  [VP]
................................  Razavi, Continental Shelf Delimitation in Persian Gulf (1997)
continental shelves............  [VP Preferred]
...................................  Cook and Carleton, Continental Shelf Limits (2000)
...................................  Mouton, Continental Shelf (1952)
...................................  Razavi, Continental Shelf Delimitation in Persian Gulf (1997)
...................................  U.S. Department of the Interior, Map Data Catalog (1981)
shelves, continental............  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Mouton, Continental Shelf (1952)
.......... Razavi, Continental Shelf Delimitation in Persian Gulf (1997)

 

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