5_Ocean morphology - • The deep sea floor o Abyssal...

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5. Ocean Morphology Can you? Name, draw and describe the formation of the major features of the ocean floor. Lecture Outline Measuring the depth of the ocean o Echo sounding o Radar altimetry o Gravity anomaly The edge of continents o Continental shelf o Continental slope o Continental rise
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Unformatted text preview: • The deep sea floor o Abyssal plains o Abyssal hills/sea mounts/guyots o Mid-ocean ridge/rise o Fracture Zones o Trenches Glossary Sounding Exposure Echo sounder Turbidity current Sonar Guyot Topography Fringing reef Bathymetry Barrier reef Erosion Atoll...
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