One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A depression of the earth's surface in which an ocean lies.
- ‘Even at those high speeds, however, a tsunami can take up to half a day to traverse an ocean basin.’
- ‘‘Everywhere you go, in every ocean basin, our ‘hotspots’ today are only relics of what was once there,’ says Worm.’
- ‘The Beysehir-Hoyran Nappes were emplaced southwards from a Mesozoic ocean basin to the north of the Tauride carbonate platform.’
- ‘They do this during long periods of complete darkness in the middle of the ocean basin where echoes take 10 to 20 minutes to return.’
- ‘The evidence presented here shows that an ocean basin is unlikely to have existed adjacent to the Ulukisla Basin after the latest Cretaceous time.’
- ‘Why and where additional regions of high biological activity occur farther from human eyes on ocean basin scales remains unstudied.’
- ‘It has been interpreted as a remnant ocean basin and as a Permian-Triassic rift basin formed at a triple junction.’
- ‘But an Earth-like ocean basin is the hometown favorite.’
- ‘Since 1977, many other examples of deep-sea vent ecosystems have been found in virtually every ocean basin on Earth.’
- ‘In fact, the oldest sediment occurs at the far western edge of the biggest ocean basin of them all, the Pacific.’
- ‘So for example, it was hypothesised 30 years ago that a whale could communicate over an ocean basin to other animals.’
- ‘These then flow from the high latitudes, circulating cool water throughout the world's ocean basins.’
- ‘The Arctic is an ocean basin with peripheral continents, whereas the Antarctic is continental.’
- ‘Once an ocean basin begins to cool or warm anomalously, it generally tends to stay that way for several years and even decades.’
- ‘The ocean basin with the best historical record, the North Atlantic, shows the smallest increase in stronger storms.’
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