Cards in this guide (21)
What is the bottom of a wave called
It is the trough (pronounced trawf).
What is another term for the ocean floor
Which ocean was navigated and mapped by Europeans while looking for new trade routes to the spice islands
Which volcanoes are shaped in a sharp peak
Very tall volcanoes with sharp peaks are stratovolcanoes.
Which type of reef forms parallel to the shoreline but is separated from an island by a lagoon
Barrier reefs form parallel to the shoreline but are separated
by a lagoon.
Which type of plain forms near a volcano
What percentage of Earth's water is located in oceans
96% of Earth's water is in the oceans.
Which ocean has very little biodiversity compared to other oceans
When runoff drains into a basin that has a rounded depression and maintains a stable amount of surface water on a daily basis it becomes a
Which ocean is almost entirely landlocked
What forms when lava flows horizontally across a layer of rock
Forms of igneous rock are usually made. It is also known as lava
rock and volcanic rock
What is the primary way that folded mountains are formed
Folded mountains are formed when rock layers are bend under
Which formation occurs when large quantities of magma begin to push through mantle of the Earth and into layers of the crust
What forms when a spring is geothermally heated to the point that the water bursts through the surface in an upward stream of water and water vapor
What cloud that is somewhat flat and layered is called
What controls surface runoff by building retaining walls
The flow of surface run-off can be controlled by building
retaining walls called _____.
Hot springs are heated geothermally by underlying
How did Early man removed salt from sea water
Which mountain is a national monument in South Dakota United States
Mount Rushmore is a national monument in the Black Hills
mountain range of South Dakota.
Is it true evaporation is an inexpensive and efficient method of removing salt from ocean water
These formations form in pillars on the floor of a cavern