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Mid'-At•lan'tic Ridge'



Pronunciation: (mid'at-lan'tik, mid"at-lan'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/mid-atlantic-ridge.html on line 71 [key]
a north-south suboceanic ridge in the Atlantic Ocean from Iceland to Antarctica on whose crest are several groups of islands; shown by plate tectonics to be the axis along which North America has split away from Eurasia, and along which South America has split away from Africa.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/mid-atlantic-ridge.html on line 104 Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Encyclopedia)

 

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