The Seafloor video discussion

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HW 3 - Earth Revealed - Sea Floor

  1. What are condi/ons like on the seafloor?
  2. What is the main type of igneous rock found on the seafloor?
  3. Describe the topography of the seafloor: shelf, slope, canyons, rise, and abyss.
  4. What are terrigenous and pelagic sediments?
  5. What do oceanic ridge systems represent?
  6. What is found at the crest of the oceanic ridges?
  7. Discuss the age of the ocean floor as it relates to the oceanic ridge systems.
  8. What is seafloor spreading, and what does it do to the ocean floor?
  9. What is subduc/on, and what does it do to the ocean floor?

10. Discuss methods used by marine geologists to study the seafloor.

11. What types of metallic resources can be found on the seafloor?

12. What condi/ons limit explora/on and development of resources from the seafloor?

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The Seafloor

1. What are conditions like on the seafloor?
Extreme conditions including total darkness, temperatures near freezing, and an extreme force
from ye water above.
2. What is the main type of igneous rock found on the seafloor?
Basaltic rock
3. Describe the topography of the seafloor: shelf, slope, canyons, rise, and abyss.
The geologic slope is shallow near the show but slopes deep 4 to 6 kilometers to the floor of the
ocean. The continental rise is a long shallow slope at the ocean floor where debris f...

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