The part of the continent located under the water is known as the
Sponsored Links
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
1 / 24

The part of the continent located under the water is known as the PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 112 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

The part of the continent located under the water is known as the. The part of the continent located under the water is known as the continental shelf. The steep slope where the continental shelf drops to the bottom of the ocean floor is called.

Download Presentation

The part of the continent located under the water is known as the

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


The part of the continent located under the water is known as the


The part of the continent located under the water is known as the continental shelf.


The steep slope where the continental shelf drops to the bottom of the ocean floor is called


The steep slope where the continental shelf drops to the bottom of the ocean floor is calledthe continental slope.


Which is deeper?continental shelfcontinental slope


Which is deeper?continental shelfcontinental slope


The width of the continental shelf varies.The width of the continental shelf is the same.


The width of the continental shelf varies.The width of the continental shelf is the same.


The underwater volcanic mountains are known as


The underwater volcanic mountains are known as the mid-ocean ridge.


Volcanic mountains not formed on the mid-ocean ridge are called


Volcanic mountains not formed on the mid-ocean ridge are called seamounts.


In the center of the highest part of the mid-ocean ridge is a narrow trench called a .


In the center of the highest part of the mid-ocean ridge is a narrow trench called a rift.


What type of activity adds mountains to either side of the mid-ocean ridge occursat the rift zone?


Underwater volcanic activity that adds mountains to either side of the mid-ocean ridge occursat the rift zone.


Many steep-sided canyons and deep, narrow valleys in the bottom of the ocean.These are the deepest part of the ocean basin and are deeper than any valley foundon land.


Many steep-sided canyons and deep, narrow valleys in the bottom of the ocean. These are the deepest part of the ocean basin and are deeper than any valley foundon land.Trenches


Located on either side of the mid-ocean ridge and made up of low hills and flat plains are called.


Located on either side of the mid-ocean ridge and made up of low hills and flat plains are calledthe ocean basin.


The flat area of the ocean basin is called the .


The flat area of the ocean basin is called the abyssal plain.


? are generally formedon the ocean basin.


Seamounts are generally formedon the ocean basin.


  • Login