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Marine geology - Wikipedia


Marine geology or geological oceanography is the study of the history and structure of the ocean floor. It involves geophysical, geochemical, sedimentological ...

EARTH :: GEOLOGY :: OCEAN FLOOR image - Visual Dictionary ...


Part of the Earth's surface beneath the seas and the oceans; its topography is ... to define coastal features and calculate the elevation of topographical elements.

Ocean Geologic Features - NOAA Ocean Explorer


and sea floor spreading regions that create particularly interesting ecosystems and geologic features. Two major ocean features are shallow continental margins ...

Ocean floor features | National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...


Over half a mile taller, from base to summit, than Mt. Everest, Mauna Kea in Hawaii is more than 6 miles tall from its base on the ocean floor, to its summit two  ...

Water World: Geology of the Ocean Floor


Topographic features (the physical features of the surface of Earth) and geologic processes in the ocean basins hold the keys to plate tectonics, a fundamental ...

Oceans Alive! | The Water Planet | Physical Features of the Ocean


Looking at the Sea Physical Features of the Ocean. The Water Planet ... away by waves. The diagram below shows the main features found on the ocean floor.

Undersea Geology - National Geographic Society


Students locate and label geologic features of the ocean and explore the relationship of these ... Ask: What types of landforms are there on the ocean floor ?

Physical Characteristics of the Ocean Floor


Geology 113. Physical Characteristics of the Ocean Floor. Print this webpage so you have a hard copy of the assignment. Bring the hard copy to lab. Objectives:.

Marine Geology: Plate Tectonics - MarineBio.net


Oceanic crust is the main crustal unit under Earth's oceans. ... can be used to explain many of Earth's geological features (mountain ranges, trenches). ... of the crustal movement is near the surface as sea-floor spreading causes plates to move ...

Geological Makeup of Marine Environments - MarineBio.org


The shelf is the most familiar and well-understood area of the ocean floor to .... Plate Tectonics - Geological Features of Divergent Plate Boundaries: Khan ...