Ch. 2 quiz - that shows the worldwide locations of ocean...

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Question 1 0.4 points Save The Sierra Nevada Mountains formed along an ancient continental- continental convergent boundary, similar to the modern day Himalayan Mountains. True False Question 2 0.4 points Save A motion of the Earth's tectonic plates known as "subduction" dictates that oceanic crust is more dense than continental crust. True False Question 3 0.4 points Save Divergent boundaries are regions on the Earth's surface where crustal material is being conserved, neither created nor destroyed. True False Question 4 0.4 points Save Your job is to locate the world's plate boundaries. To do this, you can use only one map. The best map to choose for this job is a map
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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.

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