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inshore plain
(english) Flat submerged earthform expanse of the marine floor on the inshore portion of the continental shelf, at depths of 200 m or less and usually covered with sediments. (See also: submerged earthform, continental shelf, sea floor)
plateau côtier
(french) Zone plate et submergée du fond marin de la portion côtière du plateau continental, à des profondeurs de 200 m ou moins et habituellement couverte de sédiments. (See also: submerged earthform, continental shelf, sea floor)
planície terrestre
(portuguese) Expansão plana e submersa do fundo oceânico na porção costeira da plataforma continental, a profundidades menores de 200 m, usualmente cobertas de sedimento. (See also: submerged earthform, continental shelf, sea floor)

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