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sea level 

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

Timothy Darvill

[De]The mean height of water in the sea between highest and lowest tides. There are long‐term variations in sea level as a result of two processes: changes in the volume of water held in the oceans, which is known as eustatic sea level change; and movements in the relative height of the land surface as a result of deformations in the earth's crust, which is known as ... ...

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