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abyssal benthic
An oceanographic term to describe areas where the ocean floor is more than 730-1000 meters (.454-.621 miles) below the surface.
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abyssal-benthic (adjective) (not comparable)
In oceanography, of or relating to the deepest regions of the sea and the organisms inhabiting that environment: There was an article in Jim's newspaper reporting that a ship recently sank in the abyssal-benthic area of the Pacific Ocean near California and was completely inaccessible or unreachable.
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