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Synonyms for ocean

sea

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a lot

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  • a lot
  • a great deal
  • a mass
  • a load
  • a multitude
  • a heap
  • a stack
  • an abundance
  • a large amount
  • a plethora
  • a quantity
  • a profusion
  • a number
  • a vast number

Synonyms for ocean

a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere

anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume

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They are spread across the abyssal plains, which cover an estimated 60% of the earth's surface.
Sandstone petrology of the oligocene-early miocene panjgur abyssal plain turbidites in Turbat-Ispikan area of the Makran Accretionary wedge, southwest Pakistan.
Located on the opposite side of an expansive abyssal plain from Wally's lair, the ridge hosts a hydrothermal hotbed of volcanic vents called black smokers.
The Sohm Abyssal Plain generally has a thick sediment cover; compilations of sediment thickness estimate that the thickness is over 2 km in the area beyond 200 nm (GSC 1994).
Aspects of reproduction of liparid fishes from the continental slope and abyssal plain off Oregon, with notes on growth.
Time variations of the model results show cyclonic eddies between the Algiers Basin and the western part of the Balearic islands (Figures 3 to 5) and also at the Abyssal Plain, the eastern part of the Tyrrhenian Sea, to the west of Calvi and at the northeastern Balearic islands.
At 3,000 metres lies the abyssal plain, which covers more than half the Earth's surface.
Down at 3000 metres, the abyssal plain covers over half the Earth's surface.
Racal says 70% of the route is across a featureless abyssal plain.
across abyssal plain, and home at last to the Amazon delta
ODP has just commenced a systematic approach to drilling in passive margins in the North Atlantic with Leg 149 (March to May 1993), which included a transect across part of the Iberia Abyssal Plain (IAP) west of Portugal.
The 800 km cable loop west of Vancouver Island connects five nodes in coastal, continental slope, abyssal plain and spreading-ridge environments.