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.
  2. "Marginal Sea". Science Direct. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  3. "Dimensions of the Oceans and Marginal Seas". Scholastic. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  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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