Key Terms Geological Oceanography

  • Pacific basin
  • Atlantic basin
  • Indian basin
  • Artic basin
  • Pacific Ring of Fire
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Mariana Trench
  • Mid-Atlantic Ridge
  • South Sandwich Trench
  • Romanche Furrow
  • Semi-diurnal
  • Bermuda Triangle
  • Gulf Stream
  • Red Sea
  • Persian Gulf
  • Java trench
  • Continental shelf
  • Continental slope
  • Abyssal plains
  • Seamounts
  • Guyots
  • Island arcs
  • Mid-ocean ridges
  • Sea floor spreading
  • Subduction zone
  • Inner core
  • Outer core
  • Mantle Crust
  • Continental plates
  • Continental drift
  • Pangea
  • Convergent boundary
  • Divergent boundary
  • Transform boundary
  • sediment
  • terrigenous
  • biogenous
  • hydrogenous
  • cosmogenous
  • clay
  • ooze
  • evaporites
  • polite sands
  • microtekites

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