The Ocean Floor Question Preview (ID: 35092)


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Detailed charting of the features of an area; heights, depths, and shapes of the surface of an area.
a) topography
b) trenches
c) basin
d) guyots

Underwater, cone-shaped volcanic mountains.
a) guyots
b) abyssal plains
c) seamounts
d) trenches

Deep, V-shaped valleys found along the continental slope
a) submarine canyons
b) trenches
c) continental shelf
d) guyots

A mountain chain that rises from the ocean basins; where seafloor spreading takes place.
a) guyots
b) basin
c) trenches
d) mid-ocean ridge

Underwater volcanic mountains with flat tops.
a) trenches
b) seamounts
c) basin
d) guyots

The sloping surface between the edge of the continental shelf and the ocean basin.
a) basin
b) seamounts
c) continental slope
d) abyssal plains

A flat part of the continent that is covered by seawater; lies between the coast and the ocean basin.
a) basin
b) continental shelf
c) trenches
d) abyssal plains

The ocean floor at a depth of more than 4,000 meters.
a) submarine canyons
b) topography
c) trenches
d) basin

What are the large, flat regions on the ocean floor called?
a) abyssal plains
b) mid-ocean ridges
c) seamounts
d) trenches

Long, narrow cracks in the ocean floor, the deepest parts of the ocean.
a) abyssal plains
b) basin
c) trenches
d) seamounts

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