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Where is the Moho located

The Moho, or Mohorovicic Discontinuity, is the boundary between the crust and the mantle.

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.

Why do cirrus clouds form only at higher altitudes

Cirrus clouds are comprised of ice crystals so they are found at high altitudes.

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.

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.

How much of the ocean stores the same amount of energy that is found in the atmosphere

10 feet

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 volcanoes are shaped in a sharp peak

Very tall volcanoes with sharp peaks are stratovolcanoes.

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.

Which of these is a type of flat land located at the bottom of the ocean

abyssal plain

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!

When magma reaches the exterior of the Earth's crust is becomes
Which of these is a type of low flat land that is left behind after a large body of water such as a lake has completely disappeared

Alluvial plain A+

Earth supports life forms numbering more than what

1.000.000.000

Hydroelectric dams are developed to use moving surface water to create

electricity

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.

Compared to landform crust the ocean crust is

younger

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

The portion of land that extends into the ocean is called the continental .

It is the continental shelf.

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