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Abyssal plains

Abyssal plains

Abyssal plains are flat areas of the ocean floor, having a slope of less than 1:1000. Most abyssal plains lie at the base of a continental rise and are simply areas where abyssal hills are completely covered with sediment.

Abyssal plains are flat areas of the ocean floor, having a slope of less than 1:1000. Most abyssal plains lie at the base of a continental rise and are simply areas where abyssal hills are completely covered with sediment.

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