deep blue sea flash cards from bryce
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a rather wide recess in the shore of a sea or lake.
largest living structures on earth made of skeletons of tiny coral animals.
the land next to the sea or seashore
rivers in the sea caused by winds and destiny differences of the water.
a large indentation on the coastline of a country.
a enormeous circular water currents in the seas. clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counter clockwise in the southern hemisphere .
a tract of land surrounded by all sides
the study of life in the seas
the exploration and study in the ocean and its phenomena
the continuous body salt water which cover big parts of th earth
the average height of a surface of the seas after title and wind effects are removed
the periodic rise and falls of the seas leveled caused by gravitational traction of the sun and moon on earth
long narrow throves that forms the deepest part of the seas
a large wave caused by and under water earthquake or a volcano eruption
movement of particles resulting in an alternate rise and fall of the water surface
a flat shelf like part of the ocean floor near the shore wear plants and animals live.
a steep drop in the wall of the ocean
under water mountains formed by erupting volcanoes
mid oceans ridge
a chain of mountains at the center of the ocean
the flat area of the ocean floor covered with mud, sand, and plants and animal remains
a rough wave up to a hundred feet high often in the middle of the ocean and against current and wave direction