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plot of area of Earth's surface above any given elevation or depth above or below sea level
Atlantic-type margins & face the edges of diverging tectonic plates. Very little earthquake/ volcanic activity here.
known as Pacific- type margins, are located near the edges of converging plates. Site of volcanic/ earthquake activity.
transition between continental shelf and the deep-ocean floor, has the steepest slope
cut into continental shelf and slope, often terminating on the deep-sea floor in a fan-shaped wedge of sediment
fractures where lithospheric plates slide horizontally past one another. Active part of fracture zones
composed of single-sized particles, energy fluctuates within a narrow range, deep-sea floor
poorly sorted sediments
mixture of sizes, energy fluctuates over a wide range, near submarine canyon by turbidity current
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