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51. A (An)_______ exists at the boundary between continent and ocean basin and is composed of transported sediments.

a. continental rise 

b. continental slope 

c. continental shelf 

d. oceanic ridge 


52. _______ are underwater hot springs that eject superheated water that support communities of interesting marine organisms.

a. seamounts 

b. guyots 

c. deep sea fans 

d. smokers 


53. The summit of the ______ features the oceanic rift zone and is composed of very young oceanic crust.

a. active margin 

b. continental rise 

c. continental shelf 

d. oceanic ridge 


54. ______ are due to the sun and moon's gravity cancelling each other out.

a. neap tides 

b. spring tides 

c. gyres 

d. tides 


55. The _______ travel(s) through deep ocean and at the surface in a worldwide pattern of water movement.

a. gyres 

b. sunamis 

c. wind-driven waves 

d. hermohaline conveyor belt 

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1) Continental slope 2) Guyots 3)... View the full answer

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51) c. the continental shelf. - this is the area that is found at the edge of the continent or landmass bordering the sea. it... View the full answer

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