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The portion of the land mass that extends into the ocean is called

shelf

These moraines are ridges of rock debris formed along the sides of a moving glacier

Lateral moraines are ridges of rock debris formed along the sides of a moving glacier.

Ridges of rock debris formed by a moving glacier

moraines

Formed when groundwater mixes with gases and minerals to form a solution that dissolves rock

cavern

Upwellings are special ocean currents that are

vertical

Material that is about 180 million years old has been found in this layer of the crust

oceanic crust

The Gutenberg Discontinuity is found directly above this layer of the earth

The Gutenberg discontinuity is found directly above the outer core.

This ocean is famed for its deeps

The Pacific Ocean is the deepest ocean of the seven oceans. The deepest point in the Pacific Ocean is the Mariana Trench, which is located near Japan.

Water shortages are common in this portion of the earth

North Africa,

and

Polar Regions

The prevailing westerlies blow across this ocean

Any ocean in the mid-latitudes.

A+ Answer: Indian

The water portion of the earth

hydrosphere

Ions in saltwater are separated leaving fresh water

electrodialysis

When this occurs the same amount of matter occupies a smaller amount of space

Compression.

The top 10 feet of the ocean contains the same quantity of thermal energy as exists in the whole atmosphere

True!

Allows precipitation to slowly pass through and form groundwater reserves

semipermeable

Pounds of water would likely be found in a person who weighs 200 pounds

130

Unsorted rocky debris that is formed by a melting glacier called

Unsorted rocky debris that is formed by a melting glacier is called moraine. There are many different types of moraine depending on where the debris is found and deposited.

Do oceans cover about 75 percent of the entire earth

Yes, the oceans cover approximately 70% of the earth's surface.

Would you find a stickleback in a pond or a forest

Pond

Which of these areas receives sufficient rainfall and is not plagued by water shortages Choose all that apply A The Middle East B northern Canada C polar regions D southeast Asia E Northeastern USA


southeast Asia



southeast Asia

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