StudyGuideCh4 - CHAPTER 4 THE SEA FLOOR FILL IN THE BLANK...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
CHAPTER 4 THE SEA FLOOR FILL IN THE BLANK 1. The continental ____shelf___________ is the flattest section of the continental margin. 2. Submarine ____canyons_________________ cut across the continental slope and channel sediment to the sea floor. 3. ______Turbidity_____________________ currents flow down submarine canyons. 4. A flat topped seamount is called a _____guyot__________. 5. ______Transform_____________________ faults offset segments of ridge crest. 6. An ___ooze_________ contains at least 30 percent biogenous material by weight. 7. ____Manganese_________________ _____Nodules______________ are hydrogenous sediments that are rich in a number of different metals. 8. Sediment that is deposited on the continental shelf is called ____neritic_________________ sediment. 9. Wire or chain baskets designed for recovering loose rocks from the bottom are called _____dredges___________. 10. The United States currently mines __sand__________ and _____gravel_____________ for use in the construction
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/16/2010 for the course OCE 2001 taught by Professor Winter during the Spring '10 term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

Page1 / 2

StudyGuideCh4 - CHAPTER 4 THE SEA FLOOR FILL IN THE BLANK...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online