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Habits
Places where organisis live.
World Ocean
all of the oceans put together
Sothern Ocean
body of water that surronds antartica
Norther Ocean
all of the other oceans
density
weight of a volume of a subject
mass
volume of a subject
core
innermost layer of the earth that is a composed mostly of mixtue of iron
Mantle
second layer from the core mostly though to be solid but it is near rocks melting point so it flowes
Crust
the layer that we live on and floats on the top
basalt
minerals that make up the ocean floor
granite
genreal type of continental rocks
continentail drift
all of the continents are slowly moving that is why they are not right up against eachother
pangea
all of the different continents joined together
plate techtonics
proof of coninential drift
mid ocean ridge
chain of volcanoes under the sea
transformation faults
cracks in the earths crust
mid Atlantic ridge
runs down center of atlantic ocean
east pacific rise
main section of ridge in eastern pacific
trenches
deep depresions in the sea-floor
sediment
loose matirial such as mud or sand on the bottom of the sea
magnetic anomalies
pattern of ridge on one side is identical of the other side
rift
when pices move appart and create a crack in the crust
induction
development of a generalized conclusion from a series of isolated observations
sea-floor spreading
process by which the sea floor spreads to create mid-ocean ridges
spreading centers
ridges
lithospehre
uppermost layer of the mantle
lisospheric plates
what the lisosphere is broken up into
subducion
downward movement of the plate into the mantle
subduction zones
trenches
island arcs
volcanic island chains assosiated with the trencehes
sinus borealis
what was to become the atlantic
silocus ooze
ooze made of silica