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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

ocean basin

Which ocean was navigated and mapped by Europeans while looking for new trade routes to the spice islands

Atlantic Ocean

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

Lava plain...:D

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

artic

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

reservoir

Which ocean is almost entirely landlocked

southern

Indian

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 stress.

Which formation occurs when large quantities of magma begin to push through mantle of the Earth and into layers of the crust

dome mountain

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

geyser

What cloud that is somewhat flat and layered is called

stratus

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

magma (A+)

How did Early man removed salt from sea water

evaporation

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

Yes, it is true.

These formations form in pillars on the floor of a cavern

They are stalagmites.

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