timer Asked: Apr 25th, 2017

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Assuming a sedimentation rate of 5 centimeters per 1,000 years and a sea floor spreading rate of 5 centimeters per year, calculate how far you would have to travel from the crest of a spreading ridge to encounter sediment that is 100 meters thick.

Given the sedimentation rate - what kind of sediment do you think is accumulating?

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