Most prominent feature on the ocean floor. Seamounts deep ocean trenches oceanic ridges lava plateaus. Plate tectonics and the ocean floor. The abyssal plain has a depth between 2200 and 5500 m 7200 and 18000 ft and covers about 40 of the ocean floor. The most prominent feature on the ocean floor and are composed of igneous rock that has been fractured and uplifted.
Youll see underwater mountains called seamounts cliffs trenches and. The most prominent feature on the ocean floor are the a deep ocean trenches b from scin 100 at ivy tech community college of indiana. The most prominent feature on the ocean floor are the. Terms in this set 30 e inner core outer core mesosphere lower mantle asthenosphere upper mantle lithosphere.
What are some features of the ocean floor. The ocean floor off the continental shelf is known as the abyssal plain. B evidence for sea floor spreading. The landscape of the ocean floor is much like what you see on land just way more dramatic and without all that life.
On the sea floor made up of rocks minerals sediments and sand a steep cliff like slope increases water pressure and is where the continent connects with the ocean floor. Starting from land a trip across an ocean basin along the seafloor would begin with crossing the continental shelf.