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EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY > SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY
Definition:
General elevation pattern of the land surface or the ocean bottom. Also refer
to as bathymetry, the study and mapping of sea floor elevations and the
variations of water depth; the topography of the sea floor.
Reference:
Alyn C. Duxbury, Alison B. Duxbury, and Keith A. Sverdrup. An Introduction to
the World's Oceans. 6th edition. McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2000.
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