Continental Shelf

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Continental Shelf

Post  Admin on Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:10 pm

What is a continental Shelf? We have 3 definitions to help you out.
Scientific Version: A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extends outward from the edge of a continent.

Short Version: A shallow area in the ocean. Answers: The continental shelf is where the land undersea exist until reaching the continental slope (deep sea).


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