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The gently sloping seabed of the shallow water nearest to a continent, covering about 45 miles from the shore and deepening over the sloping sea floor to an average depth of 400 ft. It continues until it reaches the continental slope. (Source: GEMET/WRIGHT)

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plate-forme continentale
континентальный шельф
plataforma continental
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with continental shelf

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Barcelona Convention
Offshore Protocol
Abidjan Convention
Noumea Convention
Cartagena Convention
Jeddah Convention