plate homework - NAME _ MSCI 101 FALL 2007 HOMEWORK 1:...

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NAME _________________________________ MSCI 101 FALL 2007 HOMEWORK 1: OCEAN FEATURES, SEAFLOOR SPREADING 1. For each feature, write the letter on the map next to the feature’s name. (Use the map on the first pages in your text; note that the island arcs are always landward of their associated trenches). North America South America Africa Asia Australia Europe Greenland Africa __K_ Mid-Atlantic Ridge G East Pacific Rise _A__ Mid-Indian Ridge ___I Pacific-Antarctic Ridge _J__ Peru-Chile Trench _F__ Aleutian Trench __D_ Mariana Trench _C__ Java Trench __E_ Aleutian Island Arc __B_ Java Island Arc a. Where are ridges generally located within the ocean (towards equator, poles, center, edge)? edges b. Where are trenches generally located with the ocean (towards equator, poles, center, edge)? edges c.What other ocean features are located near trenches? Ridges, also its when two plates collide and one goes on top and the other goes below. Also they are the mountains.
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2. Fill in the table below with descriptions about plate boundaries (look in your notes!): Plate boundary type
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course MARINE SCI 101 taught by Professor Wolfe during the Spring '08 term at Coastal Carolina University.

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