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

shelf

What state is Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park located in

Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming.

Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.

This is formed when a cavern roof collapses

sinkholes

James Cook became famous for his exploration of this ocean

Pacific Ocean

What percent of the earth's available water is fresh water

3%


3%
How many pounds of water would likely be found in a person who weighs 100 pounds

65 pounds a+

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

cavern

This ocean is famed for its shallows

Indian

Water shortages are common in this portion of the earth

North Africa,

and

Polar Regions

This layer of the crust averages 25 miles in thickness

continetal crust

The lower layer of the mantle is composed of this material

The lower mantle's chemical composition includes silicon, magnesium, and oxygen. Most likely, it probably also contains some iron, calcium, and aluminum

The material at these depths is often referred to as the "post-perovskite" phase which is the high-pressure form of magnesium silicate (MgSiO3).

Does not allow precipitation to pass through

impermeable

Steep-sided islands are sometimes formed by sea mounts

true

Scientists are working to harness the geothermal energy in these

fumarole

Allows precipitation to pass quickly through and form groundwater reserves

permeable

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

True!

Pounds of water would likely be found in a person who weighs 145 pounds

94

Stalactites attach to the top of a cavern ceiling and hang down

true!

Do oceans cover about 75 percent of the entire earth

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

What are the fresh water sources in Pakistan

there are many sources of fresh water but lakes and river have water . sometimes rain is also used as fresh water

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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