Pasar al contenido principal

Definition(s)

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)

Jerarquía

Exact matches:

In other languages

English
continental shelf
French
plate-forme continentale
Ruso
континентальный шельф
Árabe
الجرف القاري

Explore content

Follow up the links below to see InforMEA content related to plataforma continental coming up from several external sources.

Multilateral environment agreements tagged with plataforma continental

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with plataforma continental. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convenio de Barcelona
Protocolo Offshore
Convenio de Abidjan
Convenio de Noumea
Cartagena Convention
Convenio de Jeddah