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Sigma KEE - ContinentalShelf
ContinentalShelf

appearance as argument number 1
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(documentation ContinentalShelf EnglishLanguage "A ContinentalShelf is a natural undersea extension of land around a Continent. The shelf is a gently sloped (average less than one percent) plain that is an extension of the CoastalPlain found off the coast of most continents.") Geography.kif 5680-5683
(externalImage ContinentalShelf "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 3/ 32/ Continental_shelf.png") pictureList.kif 2455-2455
(externalImage ContinentalShelf "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 9/ 93/ Elevation.jpg") pictureList.kif 2561-2561
(subclass ContinentalShelf SubmergedLandArea) Geography.kif 5678-5678

appearance as argument number 2
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(termFormat ChineseLanguage ContinentalShelf "大陆棚") domainEnglishFormat.kif 16903-16903
(termFormat ChineseTraditionalLanguage ContinentalShelf "大陸棚") domainEnglishFormat.kif 16902-16902
(termFormat EnglishLanguage ContinentalShelf "continental shelf") domainEnglishFormat.kif 16901-16901

antecedent
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(=>
    (and
        (instance ?zone MaritimeShelfArea)
        (instance ?shelf ContinentalShelf)
        (instance ?country Nation)
        (meetsSpatially ?shelf ?country)
        (claimedTerritory ?zone ?country))
    (overlapsSpatially ?zone ?shelf))
Geography.kif 1073-1080
(=>
    (instance ?SHELF ContinentalShelf)
    (exists (?MARGIN)
        (and
            (instance ?MARGIN ContinentalMargin)
            (properPart ?SHELF ?MARGIN)
            (overlapsSpatially ?SHELF ?MARGIN))))
Geography.kif 5693-5699


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