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BACKREEF [2 records]

Record 1 2012-03-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Geomorphology and Geomorphogeny
Key term(s)
  • backreef

French

Domaine(s)
  • Géomorphologie et géomorphogénie
PHR

Unité arrière-récifale.

Spanish

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Record 2 2012-01-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Geomorphology and Geomorphogeny
  • Oceanography
CONT

The reef flat, or back reef, is located on the sheltered side of the reef. It extends outward from the shore; and may be highly variable in character.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Géomorphologie et géomorphogénie
  • Océanographie
DEF

Partie du récif opposée à la haute mer.

Spanish

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