Active continental margin
Located in areas where oceanic lithosphere is being subducted beneath the leading edge of the continent
Passive continental margin
Margin that consists of continental shelf, continental slope, and continental rise. they are not associated with plate boundaries and therefore experence little volcansim and few earthquakes
Underwater volcanic peaks.
A flow of water
The movement of energy.
The distance between crests of waves.
long shore drift
A movement of sediments along a coastline due to wave refraction.
A coastal inlet or bay where fresh water from rivers mixes with salty ocean water
Narrow deep inlets of the sea set between high rocky cliffs.