Multilingual lexicon of undersea features

Márton, Mátyás and Dutkó, András Ákos (2005) Multilingual lexicon of undersea features. In: Mapping approaches into a changing world: International Cartographic Conference. International Cartographic Association, Coruna. ISBN 0-958-46093-0


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The department prepares a multilingual lexicon of undersea feature types with the purpose to make information on configuration of the seafloor and undersea feature types available for the general public interested in geographical sciences. We discuss the undersea feature types following mainly the system created by the IHO. However, some of these categories include features of substantially different size and origin. For example, the category ridge includes mid-ocean ridges and ridges tens of kilometres long; as well as active mid-ocean ridges, fossil mid-ocean ridges, fragments of continents and mountain ranges consisting of volcanic cones. Our intended multilingual lexicon will publish the officially accepted terms and definitions of each undersea feature category in various languages. This will be complemented with hypsometric maps representing a typical example of each category. Features of the same category, but of various origin, will be represented on separate maps. Important details will be represented on largescale maps.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation / földrajz, antropológia, kikapcsolódás > GA Mathematical geography. Cartography / földméréstan, geodézia, térképészet
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation / földrajz, antropológia, kikapcsolódás > GC Oceanography / tengerkutatás
Depositing User: Erika Bilicsi
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2012 05:23
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2012 05:23

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