oceanic abyss


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Noun1.oceanic abyss - a long steep-sided depression in the ocean flooroceanic abyss - a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
natural depression, depression - a sunken or depressed geological formation
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CHELSEA WOLFE, both appealingly dark and tonal, will hurl your mind into a cave filled with wolves and your heart into an oceanic abyss.
Conservationists say the combination of tropical islands, unspoiled coral reefs and adjacent oceanic abyss makes the area a biodiversity hotspot of global importance.
It can take you to faraway places, probing the ice caps of Antarctica, studying the tribesmen of Amazonia or diving to the depths of the oceanic abyss.