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5 Matching questions

  1. Egyptians
  2. expanding
  3. Cook
  4. Greeks
  5. Chemical Oceanographers
  1. a study chemical composition of the oceans and their relationships to geology and biology.
  2. b Organized shipborne commerce on the Nile River!
  3. c Observations show that the universe is _____________
  4. d explored the Mediterranean and Atlantic-noticed a current running in and out. named it "okeanos" ocean was derived from this.
  5. e European who mapped the Great Barrier Reef

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Earth is about ___________ water.
  2. study sea floor sediments, plate tectonics, history of the earth and atmosphere
  3. First to orient charts by placing east on the right hand side and north at the top
  4. This was the name given by the Vikings to Newfoundland.
  5. Took the earliest depth measurements

5 True/False questions

  1. ChallengerCharles Thomson and John Murray led first scientific oceanographic voyage. 4 yrs. thought they was no life below 1,800ft. able to sample down to 26,850ft. found 4,717 new species. took 15 yrs. to produce the "Challenger Report" 50 volume report.


  2. Oceana large, hot ball of gases, which is held together by gravity and gives off its own light


  3. PolynesiansOrganized shipborne commerce on the Nile River!


  4. 15Earth is about ___________ water.


  5. CompassThe invention of the __________ and central rudder, and improvements in sail design were contributions made by the Chinese.