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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
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
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…
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.
Ocean Floor
continental shelf
continental slope
continental rise
abyssal plain
begins at the shoreline, shallow and gets a lot of sunlight,…
found at the edge of the shelf; mud and sand
connects the slope to the ocean floor
flat part of the ocean floor
continental shelf
begins at the shoreline, shallow and gets a lot of sunlight,…
continental slope
found at the edge of the shelf; mud and sand
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...
ocean floor
ocean ridges
ocean trench
continental shelf
continental slope
ocean ridges
ocean trench
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?
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…
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?
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…
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
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…
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
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
11 terms
ocean floor
sonar
continental shelf
continental slope
continental rise
Shows the space below the boat
Top and slopes gently
Goes to the flattest part of the ocean
Piles of sediment at the end of the Continental slope
sonar
Shows the space below the boat
continental shelf
Top and slopes gently
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
15 terms
The ocean floor
continental shelf
continental slope
Continental rise
Abyssal plain
the gently sloping section of the continental marigin located…
the steeply inclined section of the continental margin
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
A large flat almost level area of the deep ocean basin
continental shelf
the gently sloping section of the continental marigin located…
continental slope
the steeply inclined section of the continental margin
The Ocean Floor
Sonar
Continental Slope
Continental Shelf
Continental rise
sound navigation and ranging
the steeply inclined section of the continental margin locate…
the gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
the gently sloping section of the continental margi. and the…
Sonar
sound navigation and ranging
Continental Slope
the steeply inclined section of the continental margin locate…
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…
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…
11 terms
The Ocean Floor
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
Sound navigation and ranging
The general sloping section of the continental margin located…
The steeply inclined section of the continental margin locate…
The general slopeinf section of the continental Margin locate…
Sonar
Sound navigation and ranging
Continental shelf
The general sloping section of the continental margin located…
11 terms
The 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…
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…
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
8 terms
The Ocean Floor
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Continental Rise
Abyssal Plain
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…
A large flat, almost level area of the deep-ocean basin
Continental Shelf
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
Continental Slope
The steeply inclined section of the continental margin locate…
11 terms
The Ocean Floor
Sonar
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Continental Rise
Stands for sound navigation and ranging. Based on the echo-ra…
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. Based on the echo-ra…
Continental Shelf
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
11 terms
The Ocean Floor
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
Stands for navigation and ranging
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
The steeply inclined section of the continental margin locate…
The gently slope section of the continental margin located be…
Sonar
Stands for navigation and ranging
Continental shelf
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
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.
The ocean floor
Continental shelf
Continental slope
continental rise
Abyssal plain
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
The steeply included section of the continental margin locate…
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
A large flat almost level area of the deep-ocean basin
Continental shelf
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
Continental slope
The steeply included section of the continental margin locate…
The 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…
11 terms
Ocean floor
Oceanic crust
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
The crust is the earths outrrmost layer and thinest
Exstention of the continental crust under the ocean
Is a steep drop off at the edge of the continental shelf
Is found at the bottom of the continental slope before the ab…
Oceanic crust
The crust is the earths outrrmost layer and thinest
Continental shelf
Exstention of the continental crust under the ocean
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…
11 terms
The ocean floor
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
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
Sound navigation and ranging
Continental shelf
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
18 terms
Ocean floor
Weighted line
Sonar
Satellites
3000m
This was how ocean floor depths were first measured
Since the early 1900's we've used this technology to map the…
Today we use these to get a rough picture of what the ocean f…
The depth of the water in a location where a ship sends a "pi…
Weighted line
This was how ocean floor depths were first measured
Sonar
Since the early 1900's we've used this technology to map the…
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
Ocean Floor
Mid-ocean ridge
Abyssal Plain
Contiental slope
Contiental rise
Long chain of mountains formed at a divergent boundary on the…
flat floor of the ocean; Flattest area on the planet
steep gradient that begins at the shelf edge.
sloping surface at the base of the continental slope.
Mid-ocean ridge
Long chain of mountains formed at a divergent boundary on the…
Abyssal Plain
flat floor of the ocean; Flattest area on the planet
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?
The ocean floor
Sonar
Continental shift
Continental slope
Continental rise
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 slope and the a…
Sonar
Sound navigation and ranging
Continental shift
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
Ocean floor
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Mid-ocean ridge
Rift Zone
the part of the continental located under the ocean water (th…
where the continent ends under water
mountain ranges located in the ocean that divides the ocean f…
in the center of the mid -ocean ridges and it's a narrow tren…
Continental shelf
the part of the continental located under the ocean water (th…
Continental slope
where the continent ends under water
Ocean Floor
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Mid ocean range
Rift Zone
The part of the continent located under the ocean water ( the…
Where the continent ends under water.
Mountain ranges located in the ocean that divides the ocean f…
In the center of the mid-ocean ridges and its a narrow trench…
Continental shelf
The part of the continent located under the ocean water ( the…
Continental slope
Where the continent ends under water.
7 terms
ocean floor
continental shelf
continental slope
abyssal plain
mid ocean ridge
the gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
the steep incline located between the continental rise and th…
a large, flat almost level area of the deep-ocean floor
a long, undersea mountain chain that forms along the floor of…
continental shelf
the gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
continental slope
the steep incline located between the continental rise and th…
Ocean Floor
Name the first major region in the ocean
Name the second major region in the oc…
Geosat
Seasat
continental margin
deep-ocean basin
Military satellite ,it measures slight changes in the oceans…
The direction and speed in the ocean currants.
Name the first major region in the ocean
continental margin
Name the second major region in the oc…
deep-ocean basin
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