Flashcards in Chapter 24 SQ and Chapter Review Deck (37):
Chunks of ice that have calved from a glacier
Small pieces of ice that are flowing
The open water between flows
Glaciers that flow out into the sea
The submerged edges of the continents
The steep sides of the continents
The upper 700feet of the oceans
What the ocean floor primarily consist of.
Begin at the edge of the continental shelf and continue in an extremely level and featureless plain.
Deep canyons that scar the ocean basins
Isolated volcanos under water
Hot springs under water
A ball shaped vessel
The right of nations to excludes ships of other nation from a 3 to 6 mile zone along its borders
Is open to all vessels
exclusive economic zone
A region up to 200 miles offshore from a country in which that county controls fishing and mineral exploration and exploitation by any other nation
The lowest nine miles of the atmosphere.
The largest settlement in Antarctica
Became the first human to reach the South Pole
Tried to be the first man I the South Pole but Amundsen beat him
First to fly a plane over Antarctica
Charted ocean currents
Became the first man to dive beneath the ice in Antarctica
Describe 2 major differences between E and W Antarctica
East has a cold desert and west has snow
Why has the US made no claims on Antarctica?
Because thy made a treaty with other nations
What long narrow peninsula extends from Antarctica?
Name the three ocean layers based on the amount of light received.
The photic zone, the mesopelagic zone, and the bayhypelagic zone
What are the three major features that the sea floor shares with dry land,
Mountains. plains. Valleys.
In which region is he ozone layer?
In which region is the ionosphere?
How are the four layers of the atmosphere distinguished?
Explain the significance