Aleutian Trench

Алеутская впадина
Глубоководная впадина в северной части Тихого океана, расположенная вдоль южных подводных склонов Алеутских островов [Aleutian Islands]. Длина более 3000 км, глубина до 7822 м (у острова Атту [Attu Island]). Грунт - красная глина.

English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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