ocean 3

Term indicating that sediment is lifted by water wind or ice
flooded edge of the continent, not the body of water above it
continental shelf
these merge and form the continental rise
submarine fans
type of flow incapable of eroding or transporting sediment
lamellar flow
shallow water, non evaporite authigenic deposit that forms only on the shelf
phosphate nodules
about 80% of the pacific sea floor and 50% of the Atlantic sea floor are classified as this
abyssal hills
orientation of a magnetic field
magnetic record trail that can be used to determine movement of a plate over time
polar wandering curves
name for the temperature below which magnetism in a rock does not change
curie point
said of a sedimentary deposit in which all particles are about the same size