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midocean ridge
(English) A great median arch or sea-bottom swell extending the length of an ocean basin and roughly paralleling the continental margins. (See also: ridge, oceanography, ocean ecosystems)
crête médio-océanique
(French) Grand arc médian ou crête sous-marine qui s’étend sur la longueur d'un bassin océanique et grossièrement parallèle des marges continentales. (See also: ridge, oceanography, ocean ecosystems)
crista médio oceânica
(Portuguese) Grande arco mediano ou crista do fundo oceânico que se estende na sua bacia e paralelamente à margem continental. (See also: ridge, oceanography, ocean ecosystems)

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