superjacent


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superjacent

 [soo″per-ja´sent]
located just above.

superjacent

/su·per·ja·cent/ (soo″per-ja´sent) located just above.

superjacent

Lying immediately above or upon something.

superjacent

located just above.
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4C), course slightly curved, joining the superjacent veins
The Convention on the Continental Shelf says that the term refers: (i) to the seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas adjacent to the coast but outside the area of the territorial sea, to a depth of 200 metres or, beyond that limit, to where the depth of the superjacent waters admits of the exploration of the natural resources of the said areas; (ii) to the seabed and subsoil of similar submarine areas adjacent to the coasts of islands'.
The absence of floor-levels or other superjacent strata other than the ploughsoil means that it is formally impossible to demonstrate the coexistence of the suite of features on stratigraphic grounds.
the seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas adjacent to the coast but outside the area of the territorial sea, to a depth of 200 meters or, beyond that limit, to where the depth of the superjacent waters admits of the exploitation of the natural resources of the said areas.