hadopelagic zone

[hā′də-pə-lăjĭk]

The bottommost layer of the oceanic zone, lying below the abyssopelagic zone at depths greater than about 6,000 m (19,680 ft).

Nearby words

  1. hadlee,
  2. hadley,
  3. hadley chest,
  4. hadley, henry kimball,
  5. hadn't,
  6. hadramaut,
  7. hadrian,
  8. hadrian i,
  9. hadrian ii,
  10. hadrian iii

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