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Abyssal plains are more extensive on the floor of the Atlantic than on the floor of the Pacific
Sediments of the continental rise can exhibit depositional characteristics similar to those formed by rivers on land.
A sediment-laden current that flows off of the continental shelf is called a turbidity current.
The deepest portions of the ocean are part of relatively narrow features called submarine canyons.
Mid-ocean ridges are features that occupy a small portion of the deep ocean basin, only around 10%.
Because of the very harsh environment, few organisms are found in association with hydrothermal vents.
some interior continental areas/ coastal plains and abyssal plains.
The two relatively flat areas on the hypsographic curve represent:
The method that is most frequently used to investigate sediment and rock layers of the sea floor is:
broad continental shelf.
Characteristics of active continental margins include all the following except:
shelf, slope, rise, abyssal plain
The correct order of marine provinces from the coast to the mid-ocean ridge is:
Directly seaward of the continental shelf is a more steeply sloping region called the:
sediment has covered those found in the other ocean basins.
Abyssal hills are most common in the Pacific Ocean because:
in the same direction as the plates are spreading.
The direction of motion along a seafloor transform fault is:
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