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Unformatted text preview: during times of low sea level. Turbidity currents are usually triggered by earthquakes or unstable build up of sediments. o They can explain how Terrigenous sediment gets far out into the abyssal plains. The Deep Ocean: 53% of the Earths Surface, and close to of the oceans surface. Abyssal Plain: Mid-ocean Ridge: Fracture Zones: Trenches Abyssal Hills/Seamounts:...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course MARS 1010L taught by Professor Jager during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '07