Zoltron - sediments in the top of the core will be like....

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NAME:_______________________ 9. Planet Zoltron Question 1: It takes 30 hours for the planet to rotate once on its axis. If we divide the planet into 360 degrees of longitude, the planet rotates __________ degrees per hour? Enter in iclicker The time at our landing site is 20:00 hours when the time at our core site is 12:00 hours, how many degrees longitude west of our landing site is our core site? Question 2: A.Explain the history of the preceding sequence of sediments in the core starting with the oldest sediment, and working forward in time. B.Why did the type of sediment deposited change over time? C.Given that the northern continent has an ice sheet, describe what you think the
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Unformatted text preview: sediments in the top of the core will be like. Question 3: A layer of biogenic sediments sandwiched between two layers of abyssal clay (see image). The top of the layer is dated at 10 million years while the bottom of the layer is 16.5 million years. What would the sedimentation rate be? Question 4: Assume the biogenic sediments can only be deposited under the equatorial high productivity belt 325 km in width, and the mid ocean ridge is spreading parallel the equator. What would the sea floor spreading rate be?...
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