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The Marine Environment
Section 16.2 The Seafloor
Main Idea
Details
Scan Section 2 in your text. Look at the headings, photos,
illustrations and captions. Write three facts you discovered about
the seafloor.
1.
2.
3.
New
Vocabulary
Read the definitions below, then write the term for each in the left
column.
submerged parts of continents
shallowest part of a continental margin extending seaward
area where seafloor drops quickly to depths of several kilometers
rapidly flowing water currents carrying heavy loads of sediment
accumulation of deposits from turbidity currents
plains with thick deposits of marine sediment above basaltic rock
deepest part of ocean basin
most prominent feature in ocean basin
submerged basaltic volcanoes
Academic
Vocabulary
Define the following term.
mechanism
Marine Environments
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