Spanish translation: la pendiente de la plataforma (marina) aumenta de forma relativamente abrupta
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English term or phrase:
the water shelves relatively steeply
la pendiente de la plataforma (marina) aumenta de forma relativamente abrupta
English to Spanish translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Environment & Ecology
English term or phrase:the water shelves relatively steeply
To the south and west of xxx the water shelves relatively steeply with water depths exceeding 10 to 20 metres within a few hundred metres of shore.
In contrast, to the north of xxx Bay comprises a broad flat shelf with water depths in the range of 5 to 8 metres.
As indicated the tidal range in the area is not significant. Spring tides are typically about 1 metre.