The Ocean The Ocean Floor

Question Answer
continental margin the edge of the continent covered by ocean water
deep ocean basin the part of the ocean that begins at the end of the continental margin
mid ocean ridge a long, underwater mountain chain
ocean trench a long, narrow underwater depressiondeepest parts of the ocean
salinity the measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount of liquid
thermocline a water layer with great temperature chaanges
Salinity Dissolved salts come from different sourcesSalinity can be higher than average in areas where rates o

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