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1 What are the 3 major topographic provinces of the ocean floor? 1. Continental margins
 2. Deep-ocean basins 
 3. Oceanic(mid-ocean) ridges 2 List the 3 major features that comprise a passive continental margin. Which of these features is considered a flooded extension of the continent? Which one has the steepest slope?

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HW 131 What are the 3 major topographic provinces of the ocean floor?1. Continental margins2. Deep-ocean basins 3. Oceanic(mid-ocean) ridges2 List the 3 major features that comprise a passive continental margin. Which of these features is considered a flooded extension of the continent? Which one has the steepest slope?The three major features are that they are found along most coastal areas that surround the Atlantic Ocean. They are not associated with plate boundaries. Also they experience little volcanism and few earthquakes. A continental shelf is the flooded extension of the c

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