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Unformatted text preview: these are called: a. abyssal plains b. coastal plains c. fracture zones d. microcontinents 5. The most volcanic region on Earth is a. Hawaii b. Indonesia c. New Zealand d. South America 6. The Aleutian Trench is located in the South Atlantic. a. true b. false 7. Which of the following is a major source of warm, saline water in the Indian Ocean? a. Red Sea b. Caribbean Sea c. Black Sea d. Mediterranean Sea 8. The hypsographic curve shows one of the following: a. profile or typical ocean bottom topography b. relative abundance of land elevations and oceanic depths c. formation of shoreline features d. all of the above 9. The ocean basin that receives large amounts of fresh water and sediment from the Amazon and Congo rivers is the Atlantic Ocean. a. true b. false 10. The submerged mountain range that runs from Iceland down to the Antarctic Ocean is called a. East Pacific Rise b. Mid Indian Ridge c. Mid-Atlantic Ridge d. Pacific Antarctic Ridge...
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