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Ocean Floor
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Continental Rise
Abyssal Plain
The part of the ocean floor near the shore - shallow area whe…
Steep drop to the ocean floor
the transition are where the continent ends and the ocean flo…
The flat surface that covers most of the ocean floor
Continental Shelf
The part of the ocean floor near the shore - shallow area whe…
Continental Slope
Steep drop to the ocean floor
19 terms
Ocean Floor
Continental Shelf
Continental Shelf
Ocean Trench
Continental Slope
Which ocean floor feature is labeled "F"?
A shallow area of sediment near the shore...
Which of these are the deepest parts of the oceans?
"A" on the diagram labels the...
Continental Shelf
Which ocean floor feature is labeled "F"?
Continental Shelf
A shallow area of sediment near the shore...
19 terms
Ocean Floor
continental slope
mid-ocean ridge
ocean basin
seamount
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point A?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point H?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point C?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point B?
continental slope
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point A?
mid-ocean ridge
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point H?
19 terms
Ocean Floor
Continental Shelf
Continental Shelf
Ocean Trench
Continental Slope
Which ocean floor feature is labeled "F"?
A shallow area of sediment near the shore...
Which of these are the deepest parts of the oceans?
"A" on the diagram labels the...
Continental Shelf
Which ocean floor feature is labeled "F"?
Continental Shelf
A shallow area of sediment near the shore...
10 terms
Ocean Floor
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Continental Rise
Abyssal Plain
The part of the ocean floor near the shore - shallow area whe…
Steep drop to the ocean floor
the transition are where the continent ends and the ocean flo…
The flat surface that covers most of the ocean floor
Continental Shelf
The part of the ocean floor near the shore - shallow area whe…
Continental Slope
Steep drop to the ocean floor
12 terms
Ocean Floor
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Continental Rise
Abyssal Plain
The part of the ocean floor near the shore - shallow area whe…
Steep drop to the ocean floor
the transition are where the continent ends and the ocean flo…
The flat surface that covers most of the ocean floor
Continental Shelf
The part of the ocean floor near the shore - shallow area whe…
Continental Slope
Steep drop to the ocean floor
22 terms
The Ocean Floor
oceanography
bathymetry
sonar
submersible
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena such…
the measurements of ocean depths to model the topography of t…
electronic depth sounding tool that scientists use to calcula…
a small underwater craft used for deep-sea research.
oceanography
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena such…
bathymetry
the measurements of ocean depths to model the topography of t…
19 terms
Ocean Floor
continental slope
mid-ocean ridge
ocean basin
seamount
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point A?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point H?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point C?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point B?
continental slope
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point A?
mid-ocean ridge
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point H?
15 terms
Ocean Floor
Mid-ocean ridge
Abyssal Plain
Seamount
Trench
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point H?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point C?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point B?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point G?
Mid-ocean ridge
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point H?
Abyssal Plain
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point C?
19 terms
Ocean Floor
continental slope
mid-ocean ridge
ocean basin
seamount
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point A?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point H?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point C?
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point B?
continental slope
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point A?
mid-ocean ridge
What is the name of the ocean floor feature at point H?
13 terms
Ocean floor
Is the deepest part in the ocean.
Continent
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
One of the main landmass on on earth.
Where the fish are laying on the ocean floor.
It is the first drop on the ocean floor.
Is the deepest part in the ocean.
Continent
One of the main landmass on on earth.
23 terms
Ocean Floor
Seamount
Continental Slope
Abyssal Plain
Continental Rise
is a mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not re…
is typically about 20 km 12.4 mi wide, consists of muds and s…
is an underwater plain on the deep ocean floor, usually found…
is an underwater feature found between the continental slope…
Seamount
is a mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not re…
Continental Slope
is typically about 20 km 12.4 mi wide, consists of muds and s…
7 terms
Ocean Floor
valleys
flatfish
oysters
octopus
Low land between hills
A fish with a very flat body and both eyes on its top side.
A water animal that has two shells and can make a pearl.
A water animal that has eight arms or tentacles.
valleys
Low land between hills
flatfish
A fish with a very flat body and both eyes on its top side.
10 terms
Ocean Floor
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Abyssal plain
Mid-ocean ridges
the area around each continent that slopes gently down. (You…
the steeper sloping land under the ocean that connects the co…
the large, flat, sediment-covered floor of the deep oceans
mountains that stretch through the middle of the oceans aroun…
Continental shelf
the area around each continent that slopes gently down. (You…
Continental slope
the steeper sloping land under the ocean that connects the co…
8 terms
Ocean Floor
continental shelf
continental slope
volcanic mountains
abyssal plain
area of the ocean floor that extends outward from the edge of…
sharp slope where the ocean suddently gets deeper
some mountains of the ocean ridge break the ocean´s surface a…
smooth, nearly flat region of the ocean floor
continental shelf
area of the ocean floor that extends outward from the edge of…
continental slope
sharp slope where the ocean suddently gets deeper
13 terms
Ocean Floor
Mid-ocean ridge
volcanic island
seamount
guyot
an undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced;…
an island that is the top of a volcano that extends above the…
A volcanic mountain rising from the floor that doesn't reach…
Volcanic mountains that break the surface, get eroded away, a…
Mid-ocean ridge
an undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced;…
volcanic island
an island that is the top of a volcano that extends above the…
9 terms
The Ocean Floor
Abyssal Plain
Continental Slope
Continental Shelf
Sea mounts
Located on either side of the mid-ocean ridge. It is made up…
This steep slope is where the continental shelf drops to the…
The edges of the continents slope down from the shore into th…
These are underwater mountains.
Abyssal Plain
Located on either side of the mid-ocean ridge. It is made up…
Continental Slope
This steep slope is where the continental shelf drops to the…
The Ocean Floor
Abyssal Plain
Continental Slope
Continental Shelf
Sea mounts
It is made up of hills and flat plains. It is the deepest par…
This steep slope is where the continental shelf drops to the…
The edges of the continents slope down from the shore into th…
These are underwater mountains.
Abyssal Plain
It is made up of hills and flat plains. It is the deepest par…
Continental Slope
This steep slope is where the continental shelf drops to the…
8 terms
The Ocean Floor
Continental shelf
continental slope
ocean basin
ocean plains
The part of a continent that is covered by the ocean.
Where the continental slope ends and the ocean floor drops sh…
Like a container; huge area that holds water.
Flat areas of the ocean floor.
Continental shelf
The part of a continent that is covered by the ocean.
continental slope
Where the continental slope ends and the ocean floor drops sh…
13 terms
The Ocean Floor
oceanography
bathymetry
sonar
submersible
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena
the measurements of ocean depths to model the topography of t…
electronic depth sounding tool that scientists use to calcula…
a small underwater craft used for deep-sea research.
oceanography
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena
bathymetry
the measurements of ocean depths to model the topography of t…
22 terms
The Ocean Floor
oceanography
bathymetry
sonar
submersible
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena such…
the measurements of ocean depths to model the topography of t…
electronic depth sounding tool that scientists use to calcula…
a small underwater craft used for deep-sea research.
oceanography
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena such…
bathymetry
the measurements of ocean depths to model the topography of t…
10 terms
The Ocean Floor
SONAR
SONAR, sattellites, underwater vessels
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Sound Navigation and Ranging
used to explore the ocean floor
gently sloping section of the ocean floor beginning at the sh…
steeply inclined section located between the continental shel…
SONAR
Sound Navigation and Ranging
SONAR, sattellites, underwater vessels
used to explore the ocean floor
20 terms
The Ocean Floor
oceanography
bathymetry
sonar
continental margin
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena such…
the measurements of ocean depths to model the topography of t…
electronic depth sounding tool that scientists use to calcula…
the area between the continent and the adjacent ocean basin f…
oceanography
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena such…
bathymetry
the measurements of ocean depths to model the topography of t…
12 terms
The Ocean Floor
what are hydrothermic vents?
why are hydrothermal vents black
why are hydrothermal vents white
What are continental margins and how d…
-at center of ridges ... -water percolates thru cracks in basalt…
iron
calcium, barium, silicon
submerged outer edge of continent. ... - shelf + break + slope +…
what are hydrothermic vents?
-at center of ridges ... -water percolates thru cracks in basalt…
why are hydrothermal vents black
iron
9 terms
The Ocean Floor
Abyssal Plain (Ocean Basin)
Continental Slope
Continental Shelf
Continental rise
Located on either side of the mid-ocean ridge. It is made up…
This steep slope is where the continental shelf drops to the…
The edges of the continents slope down from the shore into th…
This is found at the bottom of the continental slope. It is a…
Abyssal Plain (Ocean Basin)
Located on either side of the mid-ocean ridge. It is made up…
Continental Slope
This steep slope is where the continental shelf drops to the…
9 terms
The Ocean Floor
abyssal plain (ocean basin)
continental slope
continental shelf
continental rise
is located on either side of the mid-ocean ridge. It is made…
this steep slope is where the continental shelf drops to the…
the edges of the continents slope down from the shore into th…
found at the bottom of the continental slope is a pile of deb…
abyssal plain (ocean basin)
is located on either side of the mid-ocean ridge. It is made…
continental slope
this steep slope is where the continental shelf drops to the…
7 terms
Ocean Floor
Salinity
continental margin
deep ocean basin
mid-ocean ridge
the amount and type of dissolved salts, and the amount and ty…
the shallow sea floor that is located between the shoreline a…
the ocean floor under the deep ocean water
a long, undersea mountain chain that forms along the floor of…
Salinity
the amount and type of dissolved salts, and the amount and ty…
continental margin
the shallow sea floor that is located between the shoreline a…
17 terms
Ocean Floor
continental shelf
continental slope
ocean trench
mid-ocean ridge
An underwater extension of the continent itself which is rela…
A very steep slope where the continental shelf ends
Long narrow depression in the deep- ocean basin
chain of oceanic mountains that form when tectonic plates pul…
continental shelf
An underwater extension of the continent itself which is rela…
continental slope
A very steep slope where the continental shelf ends
9 terms
Ocean floor
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
Stands for sound navigation and ranging
Begins at the shoreline and slopes gently towards the open oc…
Begins at the edge of the Continental shelf
Which is the base of the Continental slope
Sonar
Stands for sound navigation and ranging
Continental shelf
Begins at the shoreline and slopes gently towards the open oc…
10 terms
Ocean Floor
sonar
continental slope
continental rise
abyssal plain
sound navigating and ranging
A slope that goes down to the ocean floor
A large build up of sediment at the base of the contiental sl…
A large broad flat part of the ocean floor covered by mud.
sonar
sound navigating and ranging
continental slope
A slope that goes down to the ocean floor
11 terms
Ocean floor
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
Scientist use sonars to determine the oceans depths by sendin…
Gently sloping section of the continental margin located betw…
Steeply inclined section of the continental margin located be…
Gently sloping section of the continental margin located betw…
Sonar
Scientist use sonars to determine the oceans depths by sendin…
Continental shelf
Gently sloping section of the continental margin located betw…
12 terms
ocean floor
Continental Rise
Subduction
Abyssal Plain
Deep Sea Trench
An underwater feature found between the continental slope and…
WHen a tectonic plate moves under another tectonic plate
the long dark part of the ocean
Deepest part of the Mariana trench
Continental Rise
An underwater feature found between the continental slope and…
Subduction
WHen a tectonic plate moves under another tectonic plate
9 terms
ocean floor
continental shelf
continental slope
Abyssal plain
sea mount
a flat shallow area at the edge of the continent.most life li…
a steep slope where the continental shelf drops down the deep…
the flat deep ocean floor
a isolated underwater mountain (often a Volcano)
continental shelf
a flat shallow area at the edge of the continent.most life li…
continental slope
a steep slope where the continental shelf drops down the deep…
12 terms
Ocean Floor
Continent
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Continental Rise
A Continent is one piece of Earth's land
A Continent Shelf it the edge of a continent that is under th…
A Continental Slope is the side toward land and the sea to th…
A part that in between the Abyssal Plain and the Continental…
Continent
A Continent is one piece of Earth's land
Continental Shelf
A Continent Shelf it the edge of a continent that is under th…
9 terms
ocean floor
continental shelf
seamount
mid-ocean ridge
continental slope
a flat, shallow area at the edge of the continent. most is fo…
an isolated underwater mountain (often a volcano)
underwater mountain ranges, separated by canyons.
a steep slope where the continental shelf drops down to the d…
continental shelf
a flat, shallow area at the edge of the continent. most is fo…
seamount
an isolated underwater mountain (often a volcano)
9 terms
ocean floor
Continental shelf
Seamount
Mid-Ocean Ridge
Continental Slope
A flat, shallow area at the edge of the continent. Most is fo…
An isolated underwater mountain (often a volcano)
Underwater mountain ranges, separated by canyons
A steep slope where the continental shelf drops down to the d…
Continental shelf
A flat, shallow area at the edge of the continent. Most is fo…
Seamount
An isolated underwater mountain (often a volcano)
11 terms
Ocean floor
Continental margin
Continental slope
Continental rise
Barrier Island
the region around continents that includes the continental sh…
the region of the continental margin that begins where the se…
the region where sediments that have washed down from the con…
a low, sandy island that lies parallel to the shoreline. It b…
Continental margin
the region around continents that includes the continental sh…
Continental slope
the region of the continental margin that begins where the se…
12 terms
ocean floor
continental margin
continental shelf
continental slope
continental rise
Is the region around continents that includes the continental…
The ocean bottom that extends from a coast or shoreline to th…
The continental slope is the beginning to the ocean water.
The continental rise is the last part that goes to the ocean.
continental margin
Is the region around continents that includes the continental…
continental shelf
The ocean bottom that extends from a coast or shoreline to th…
11 terms
ocean floor
mass
density
buoyancy
salinity
amount of matter in an object
amount of mass in a given volume
force that causes less dense objects to float
dissolved salts in water
mass
amount of matter in an object
density
amount of mass in a given volume
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Ocean Floor
Rift Valley
C- shelf
C- slope
C- Rise
A long narrow valley that forms as tectonic plates seperate
Begins at shoreline
Begins at edge
Begins at base
Rift Valley
A long narrow valley that forms as tectonic plates seperate
C- shelf
Begins at shoreline
Ocean floor
Sonar
Continental slope
Continental rise
Abyssal plain
A device used to bounce sound waves off the bottom of the oce…
Steeply inclined part of the continental margin
The gently sloping section of the continental margin
Large flat level part of the ocean floor
Sonar
A device used to bounce sound waves off the bottom of the oce…
Continental slope
Steeply inclined part of the continental margin
9 terms
Ocean Floor
Seamount
abyssal plain
rift zone
continental shelf
mountains whose peaks do not break the surface of the ocean w…
thick layers or sediment, formed by the sunken remains of dea…
the center valley in between the mid-ocean ridge where magma…
where you play in the sand at the ocean; borders each continent
Seamount
mountains whose peaks do not break the surface of the ocean w…
abyssal plain
thick layers or sediment, formed by the sunken remains of dea…
ocean floor
sonar
continental shelf
continental slope
continental rise
stands for Sound Navigation And Ranging
the gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
the steeply inclined section of the of the continental margin…
the gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
sonar
stands for Sound Navigation And Ranging
continental shelf
the gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
13 terms
Ocean floor
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
Stands for sound navigation and ranging
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
The steeply inclined section of the continental margin locate…
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
Sonar
Stands for sound navigation and ranging
Continental shelf
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
10 terms
Ocean floor
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
Stands for sound navigation and ranging
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
The steeply inclined section of the continental margin locate…
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
Sonar
Stands for sound navigation and ranging
Continental shelf
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
10 terms
Ocean Floor
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Submarine Canyon
Abyssal Plain
a flat edge that connects the mainland to the ocean floor
a gradually sloping piece of land that goes down to the ocean…
A deep valley eroded into the continental shelf.
broad, flat portion of the deep-ocean basin
Continental Shelf
a flat edge that connects the mainland to the ocean floor
Continental Slope
a gradually sloping piece of land that goes down to the ocean…
10 terms
Ocean Floor
continental shelf
continental slope
continental margin
continental rise
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
a boundary between continental crust and oceanic crust
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
continental shelf
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
continental slope
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
11 terms
Ocean Floor
Sonar
contential shelf
contential slope
contental rise
used to determin oceans depth
sloped section of the contential margin
steep inclined section
sloped section of the contential margian
Sonar
used to determin oceans depth
contential shelf
sloped section of the contential margin
11 terms
Ocean floor
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
Sonar stands for sound navigation and ranging
Begins at the shore line and slopes gently toward the open oc…
Begins at the edge of the continental shelf
The base of the continental slope. Made of large pipes of sed…
Sonar
Sonar stands for sound navigation and ranging
Continental shelf
Begins at the shore line and slopes gently toward the open oc…
25 terms
Ocean Floor
Continent
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Continental Rise
A land mass
The edge of a continent that is under the ocean.
First drop on ocean floor.
When the slope goes down more than it rises
Continent
A land mass
Continental Shelf
The edge of a continent that is under the ocean.
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