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the sea or ocean beyond the three-mile limit or territorial waters of a country.
the open, unenclosed waters of any sea or ocean; common highway.
the area within which transactions are subject to court of admiralty jurisdiction.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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level, limestone was deposited and beaches and dunes were created.
Vertical zonation may record depositional regression at
Light and dark shading shows extent of land during low and
stands of glacial cycles.
levels returned, the region was once more covered by shallow seas and marine sediments were deposited again.
salt levels signal increased storminess and stronger winds.
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