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continental mass

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  • Continental fragment — Continental crustal fragments, partially synonymous with microcontinents, are fragments of continents thought to have been broken off from the main continental mass forming distinct islands, possibly several hundred kilometers from their place of …   Wikipedia

  • continental block — noun or continental mass : continent 6 * * * continental block, a block of the earth s crust consisting of a continent and its continental shelf; continental mass: »Forces in the ocean floor slowly move to squeeze the sediment and cement it… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • continental — [känt΄ n ent′ l] adj. 1. of a continent 2. [sometimes C ] of or characteristic of the continent of Europe, excluding the British Isles ☆ 3. [C ] of the American colonies at the time of the American Revolution, or of the states just after this 4.… …   English World dictionary

  • Continental Engineering Corporation — 大陸工程股份有限公司 Type Public company Industry Construction Founded December 29, 1945 Sichuan, China Founder(s) Glyn T. H. Ing Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • continental shelf — ► NOUN ▪ an area of seabed around a large land mass where the sea is relatively shallow …   English terms dictionary

  • continental'ity — noun The extent to which a climate is influenced by location in the interior of a large land mass • • • Main Entry: ↑continent …   Useful english dictionary

  • continental landform — ▪ geology Introduction       any conspicuous topographic feature on the largest land areas of the Earth. Familiar examples are mountains (including volcanic (volcanism) cones), plateaus, and valleys. (The term landform also can be applied to… …   Universalium

  • Continental United States — NOTOC The term continental United States refers to the 48 contiguous states located on the North American continent south of the border with Canada, plus the District of Columbia, but excluding Alaska and Hawaii. [http://www.m… …   Wikipedia

  • Continental collision — For general context, see Plate tectonics. Cartoon of a tectonic collision between two continents Continental collision is a phenomenon of the plate tectonics of Earth that occurs at convergent boundaries. Continental collision is a variation on… …   Wikipedia

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