Marginal sea

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A marginal sea is a part of an ocean that is between the coastal zone and open ocean.[1] Such a sea is partly enclosed by land and not as deep as the open ocean.[2] There are many named marginal seas.[3] However, there is some disagreement on what makes a sea a marginal sea or not.[4]

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  1. "Marginal Seas". Water Encyclopedia. Retrieved 16 September 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Marginal Sea". Science Direct. Retrieved 16 September 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Dimensions of the Oceans and Marginal Seas". Scholastic. Retrieved 16 September 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Wang, James C. F. (1992). Handbook on Ocean Politics & Law. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 14. ISBN 978-0-313-26434-4.

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