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Unformatted text preview: that shows the worldwide locations of ___________________. ocean trenches earthquakes coastlines of the continents hotspots mid-ocean ridges Question 5 0.4 points Save How is it that the floor of the ocean is so much younger than the ocean itself? It is because radioactive age dating techniques are still so uncertain. It is because we have never drilled into the ocean floor very far. It is because the sediment that is deposited on top of the ocean floor is so young. It is because the ocean floor is constantly being recycled and regenerated. It isn't. ..it only appears that way. THERE ARE 2 WRONG ANSWERS HERE...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course OCEAN 320 taught by Professor Deyoung during the Spring '08 term at San Diego State.
- Spring '08