The Brazil Basin is an ocean basin located off the eastern coast of Brazil in the Atlantic Ocean in the west-central Belem (formerly Para) Rise, at which end there is also a broad depression called the Recife (formerly Pernambuco) Abyssal Plain in the abyssal zone. This has also been called the Tizard Deep.
|This article is written at a definitional level only. Authors wishing to expand this entry are inivited to expand the present treatment, which additions will be peer reviewed prior to publication of any expansion.|
- Physical Oceanography Index
- Rhodes W. Fairbridge, editor. The Encyclopedia of Oceanography. Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1966.