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submergence
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
A rise of the water level relative to the land, so that areas that were formerly dry land become inundated; it is the result either of the sinking of the land or a net rise in sea level.
Definition Source
US, Environmental Protection Agency
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/503.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/503
Broader Term
geology
Related Term
coasts
sea level
surface water level
Spanish
sumersión
Term Number
503