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What is the name of the most abundant METAL in the earths crust

Aluminium. Assuming you meant "metal" in the chemical sense and not the astronomical sense, and that you don't consider silicon a metal. If you meant in the astronomical sense, then oxygen.

What are valleys under the ocean called

They are called trenches.

An maritime tropical air mass would be best described as

warm and wet

The lifting and removal of loose material by wind is called

The lifting and removal of loose material by wind is called deflation. (Deflation is a type of erosion)

(If you look up deflation, try "deflation geology" because if you don't add geology, only the economic meanings will come up.)

Which planet has a cratered surface similar to Earths moon

Mercury

The most obvious difference between the terrestrial and the jovian planets is

The size. The gaseous Jovian planets are far larger than the inner terrestrial planets.

What characteristic distinguishes Neptune from the other planets

Neptune is extremely windy.

Does Sydney Australia have a temperate climate zone

Yes. Sydney lies within the temperate climate zone.

What feat did the spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker accomplish

In 2001, the NEAR-Shoemaker space probe became the first unmanned probe to soft-land on an asteroid, although it was primarily designed to do its studies from orbit.

Launched in 1996, it orbited the near-Earth asteroid 433 Eros for about a year, and in February 2001 used the last of its propellant to soft-land on the asteroid. Since it was undamaged, it continued to perform surface studies until it was shut down, about two weeks later.

What do greenhouse gases contain

The earth's atmosphere contains trace gases, some of which absorb heat. These gases (water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, ozone, and nitrous oxide) are referred to as greenhouse gases.

In dry climates what rates of evaporation exceed

rates of precipitation

The small particles that produce a streak of light upon entering earths atmosphere are called what

"meteors"

A cold dry air mass that moves over warm tropical waters will likely become

Warmer and wetter

The greatest number of thunderstorms occur in

The greatest number of thunderstorms in the world occur in Lake Victoria, Uganda, Africa. In the United States, the greatest number of thunderstorms are seen in Lakeland, Florida.

What planet shows evidence of water erosion

mars

Scientists are able to estimate the age of a fossil through a process called what

radiometric dating.

Which planet is best described large dirty ice ball

Pluto

Which is not a Jovian planet

Jovian planets are also known as gas giants. There are four Jovian planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune

Answer: Earth

When viewed from Earth Mars appears to change colors. This most likely happens because

gasses

What do barrier islands form as a direct result of

Barrier islands form as the result of wave or tidal flow parallel to a coastline.

Are galaxies considered part of our solar system

No. Galaxies are well beyond our solar system. Our solar system is just one tiny part of the Milky Way Galaxy.

What natural warming of both earth lower atmosphere and the earths surface is the blank effect

greenhouse effect

How the geocentric model of the universe stated that

The geocentric modelof the universe stated that the earth was at the centre of the universe.

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