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5 Matching Questions

  1. El Nino
  2. wavelength
  3. surface current
  4. desalination
  5. seamount
  1. a a change in the surface water temperature in the Pacific Ocean that produces a warm current
  2. b the process of removing salt from ocean water
  3. c The distance from any point on a wave to an identical point on the next wave
  4. d a horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind and that occurs at or near the ocean's surface
  5. e submerged volcanic mountain on the ocean floor, at least 1000m high

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
  2. long narrow valley where tectonic plates separate on the ocean floor
  3. a surface current that carries warm water fromt he tropics to the North Atlantic
  4. deep, steep depression on the ocean floor where tectonic plates converge
  5. large, flat level area of deep ocean basin

5 True/False Questions

  1. whitecapa large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere

          

  2. mid-ocean ridgedeep, steep depression on the ocean floor where tectonic plates converge

          

  3. undertowthe highest point of the wave

          

  4. water cyclethe zone of rapid temperature change in the ocean

          

  5. crestthe highest point of the wave

          

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