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What are the worlds 3 largest oceans

The world's three largest oceans, in order, are the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans.

The effects of weather would be examined in this scientific discipline

meteorology

The study of dinosaurs is one aspect of this scientific discipline

The study of dinosaurs is one aspect of paleontology.

What is the process in which electricity is passed through salt water for the purpose of desalinating the water

The process in which electricity is passed through salt water for the purpose of desalinating the water is electrodialysis. This process accelerates diffusion.

How have scientists been able to determine the composition of earths layers

Scientists have been able to determine the composition of earth's layers using various ways. In most cases, samples have been taken and studied so as to determine the layers of the earth.

In what way is psychology similar to anthropology and sociology

They are all social sciences and primarily study people.

Are moon rocks opaque

Yes. Rocks on the moon are similar to volcanic rocks on Earth.

What portion of the mantle is hot enough to begin melting rocks into magma

asthenosphere

What occurs when a continental plate collides with an oceanic plate and overtakes it

When a continental plate collides with an oceanic plate and overtakes it, this is known as subduction.

What happens as a result of the sudden shift between two tectonic plates

A sudden shift between two tectonic plates would result in an earthquake. If the earthquake was strong enough, and eneath the sea bed, the water would form very large waves going onto land, causing a tsunami.

What is the solid outer crust layer and the top portion of the mantle layer called

lithosphere

What mountain chain ranges between Newfoundland Canada and Alabama US

Applachain mountains

I'm almost sure I spelled that right.

Which planet claims the largest volcanic cone in the solar system

Mars.

When a range of mountains can be measured tens to hundreds of kilometers in length as well as width and is located near an active tectonic plate boundary or coast it is called a

mountain belt. A+

What percentage of Earth's surface water is ground water

71

What percentage of Earth's water is located in oceans

96% of Earth's water is in the oceans.

What forms when lava flows vertically through a layer of rock

dike

Which mountain is the highest point on Earth

The summit of mt. Chimborazo in Ecuador. It is not the tallest mountain on Earth, but it's summit is the farthest point from the center of the Earth. I hope this helped!

Which of these has a very high mineral content

hot spring

When magma reaches the exterior of the Earth's crust is becomes
Where do the majority of the earthquakes on Earth occur

they happen mostly in country's that are placed on the equator line i think

Earth supports life forms numbering more than what

1.000.000.000

What type of rocks form when melted rock cools from inside the Earth

Igneous rock forms when melted rock (magma) from inside the Earth cools.

Coral reefs form in which portion of the Continental margin

continental shelf

Scientists who study the ocean are called what

oceanographer

The water cycle includes which of the following processes

evaporation

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