How to use Sea-bed in a sentence

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  • The physical divisions of the Mediterranean given above hold good in describing the form of the sea-bed.

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  • After the " final splice," as it is termed, between these ends has been made, the bight, made fast to a slip rope, is lowered overboard, the slip rope cut, and the cable allowed to sink by its own weight to its resting-place on the sea bed.

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  • The only part of the sea-bed the configuration of which is at all well known is the zone bordering the coasts where the depth is less than about loo fathoms or 200 metres, i.e.

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  • While the forms of the sea-bed are not yet sufficiently well known to admit of exact classification, they are recognized to be as a rule distinct from the forms of the land, and the importance Submarine of using a distinctive terminology is felt.

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  • Assal Lake, according to this theory, formed part of the sea bed.

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  • Siemens has pointed out that a profile of the sea-bed can be delineated by taking account of the varying strain on a submarine cable while it is being laid, and the average depth of a section can thus be ascertained with some accuracy.

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  • It has been produced to provide a regional-scale digital bathymetry as a primary dataset for mapping and modeling of the sea bed.

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  • There the bottom slopes very abruptly, descending precipitously at a point not far from the north-east coast of the main island, where soundings have shown 4655 fathoms. This, the deepest sea-bed in the world, is called the Tuscarora Deep, after the name of the United States man-of-war which made the survey.

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  • Possibly ridges of the sea-bed running southward from the southern continents may yet be discovered which would form more natural boundaries than the meridians.

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  • Raised beaches on the coast show that there has been a considerable elevation of the sea-bed.

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  • Most geologists hold that the valley is part of an old sea-bed, traces of which remain in numerous shingle-banks and beach-levels.

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  • The path then skirts inland around Kendall's Wharf, still used for landing gravel dredged from the sea bed.

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  • They are moved in tanks to cages anchored to the sea-bed - often in a sheltered sea loch.

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  • A shallow dive with a protected coral reef within the bay and a huge granite massif descending to the sandy sea bed.

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  • This failure is now somewhat redeemed by the 1994 agreement which, however, heavily favors the sea-bed miners.

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  • Ideally, offshore structures should be fully protected from both corrosion and marine biofouling right down to the sea bed by copper-nickel sheathing.

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  • They used a special echo sounder, strapped to the hull of their survey boat, to make great sweeps across the sea bed.

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  • It is scarcely possible from the preliminary survey, with soundings several miles apart, to obtain more than a general idea as to the average depth along the route, while the nature of the constituents of the sea bed can only be revealed by a few small specimens brought up at isolated spots, though fortunately the globigerine ooze which covers the bottom at all the greater ocean depths forms an ideal bed for the cable.

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  • A gill net does not destroy the sea bed unlike beam trawlers or even worse scallop dredgers.

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  • Such valleys are very clearly indicated in the belts of the western Baltic by furrows a thousand yards wide and twenty to thirty fathoms deeper than the neighbouring sea-bed.

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  • The contour of the sea-bed, however, has been shown to influence this distribution, the continuation of the slope of a steep shore beneath the sea being adverse to their formation, whereas on a gentler slope they may be formed.

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