1. What causes mid-ocean ridges to form ? 2. Why are barrier islands important to people who live on the mainland ?

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  1. Overdue Science Lesson, Very Urgent.

    1: How does sea-floor spreading occur? A, New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B, Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. C, Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D, Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. 2,

  2. science

    1. The image above shows the Andes Mountains. Which of the following processes formed this feature? (1 point) (pic of Andes Mountains) Glaciers deposited sediment. Plates converged together to form the mountains. Plates pulled apart and released magma.

  3. Science

    1. Which kind of data is used to make a sonar map of the ocean floor? A. the amount of spreading that occurs on the ocean floor B. the time it takes an underwater vehicle to reach the ocean floor C. the amount of light that reaches the ocean floor D. the

  4. Science

    1. Which statement describes the relative age of a fossil that has formed inside a layer of rock? A. The fossil is older than the layer of rock it was formed in. B. The fossil is younger than the layer of rock it was formed in. C. The fossil is younger

  5. Social studies

    1. Use the drop-down menu to complete the sentence. A marae is a structure built by the A. Polynesians to migrate across the ocean B. Aborigines to house multiple generations of a family C. New Guineans to store crops D. Maori to use as a cultural center

  6. social studies

    Just checking my answers. Last unit test of this year! Look at the photograph. Why is the activity shown in this photograph vital to the economies of many islands in Micronesia? A.Many islanders cling to traditional ways of life and refuse to use modern

  7. Science Please help ASAP

    which geologic feature is most likely to form at a mid-ocean ridge? Peninsula Volcano Delta Plateau Thanks!

  8. science

    1. Which statement about earthquakes is accurate? Select the two correct answers. a Most earthquakes are not strong enough to be felt by humans. b More than 1 billion earthquakes happens per year. c About 100 earthquakes per year are strong enough to cause

  9. science

    1. Why do earthquakes occur along the San Andreas Fault? a. Two plates meet at the San Andreas Fault and they slide next to each other causing earthquakes b. Two plates converge at the San Andreas Fault causing earthquakes*** c. Two plates pull apart at

  10. Science

    What is most likely to occur when jagged edges of rock plates grind past each other? A. Subduction* B. Volcanic C. an earthquake D. A mountain chain Where do earthquakes normally occur? A. at the edges of earths bodies of water B. At the center of tectonic

  11. Science

    Scientists wondered how volcanoes could be located so far from tectonic plate boundaries until one proposed the idea of (Hotspots, Mid-ocean ridges, transform faults, plates), where the magma is much hotter than the surrounding magma. These are

  12. Earth Science

    1. Along which features does seafloor spreading occur? A. fault lines B. mid-ocean ridges C. ocean basins D. ocean trenches 2. Which statement identifies a major reason for the subduction that helps to form volcanoes? A. the release of hot ash and steam in

  13. Mathematics

    1. Which of the following is the correct definition of minerals? (1 point) a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal shape and a definite chemical composition a naturally occurring, inorganic solid that forms through crystallization of

  14. Earth Science

    At which type of plate boundary would a string of small volcanic islands most likely form? A. convergent ocean-ocean boundary B. divergent ocean-ocean boundary C. convergent ocean-land boundary D. transverse boundary

  15. Science

    What type of plate boundaries are A,C, and D? convergent Divergent Transform fault All of the above What type of crustal features will form at D Oceanic volcanos and island arcs Mid ocean ridges Trench Volcanic mountains Unit 4 lesson 4 8th help

  16. English

    Read the sentence. The Canary Islands are a popular vacation spot for people from Finland, a chain of seven islands off the coast of Africa. What is the best way to rewrite the sentence? A-The Canary Islands, a chain of seven islands off the coast of

  17. Science

    1, How does sea-floor spreading occur? A, New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B, Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. C, Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D, Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface.

  18. Science

    I'm really confused about these two questions: Use the following plate boundary graphic for questions 13 - 14. It won't let me post the link- 13. What type of plate boundaries are A, C, and D? A. Convergent B. Divergent C. Transform fault D. All of the

  19. Science

    What are the relationships among mantle convection, ocean ridges, and subduction zones?

  20. Science

    1. Which of the following is the correct definition of minerals? A) A naturally occurring, inorganic solid that has a crystal shape and definite chemical composition. B) A naturally occurring, inorganic solid that forms through crystallization of melted

  21. social studies

    Why did Western nations want to colonize the Micronesian islands? A. The islands are located midway between Asia and North America, and ships needed places to refuel. B. The islands are in a tropical climate, and this made them ideal locations for growing

  22. Science

    Which land features are most likely found near a convergent plate boundary? faults and ocean basins***** volcanoes and mountains rift valleys and ridges hot springs and geysers

  23. Earth Science

    1. Where are the newest parts of Earth’s crust located? a. on the top of mountains b. at mid-ocean ridges c. at the edges of continents d. on plateaus my answer is c

  24. Science

    Which land features are most likely found near a convergent plate boundary? A. hot springs and geyser B. rift valleys and ridges C. volcanoes and mountains D. faults and ocean basins i think its c pls help

  25. science

    Which evidence from the sea floor shows that tectonic plates move? A) the sea floor is youngest near a mid ridge and farther away. B) the sea floor is much older the cont. C) mid ocean ridges form the longest range of mountains on earth. D) the sea floor

  26. SS

    2. How are the cultures of the larger Pacific islands different from those of the smaller islands? A. They tend to be more ethnically diverse. B. Their populations consist mostly of indigenous people. C. They still practice traditional forms of art, dance,

  27. Science

    1. Describe the landscape of the ocean floor. 2. (a) What is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge? (b) What is the relationship between an ocean ridge and an ocean trench? 3. What new technologies allowed scientists to confirm that the sea floors are spreading? 4. Hess

  28. Science

    New seafloor rock is continually being formed at mid-ocean ridges and old seafloor rock is continually removed at ocean trenches. If the rock on the continents compare with the age of the oldest rocks on the seafloor ?

  29. Science

    Scientists wondered how volcanoes could be located so far from tectonic plate boundaries until one proposed the idea of( plates, mid ocean ridges, hotspots, transform faults) , where the magma is much hotter than the surrounding magma. These are(submerged,

  30. science

    Volcanoes that form along a mid-ocean ridge occur at a(n) _____. 1diverging plate boundary 2ring of fire*** 3hot spot 4subducting plate i think 2

  31. Geology

    How did the Hawaiian Islands form geologically? How could the relative age of the islands be determined? (In other words, how would you know which island was oldest, which was youngest, etc.)?

  32. Science

    3. Which of the following physical features are caused by plate tectonics? mountains and volcanoes rift valleys and mid-ocean ridges strike-slip faults all of these

  33. Spanish

    Why are the Galapagos Islands important? There is more than one correct answer choice. Be sure to select all that apply. The islands have highly profitable resources that Ecuador uses. When visiting the islands, Charles Darwin was inspired to develop his

  34. Social Studies

    1. What function do the barrier islands play environmentally for the state of Georgia? A. They create deep sea ports. B. They protect the coastline. C. They carry toxic chemicals from the mainland. D. They reduce the likelihood of drought. 2. Which of the

  35. social studies

    NEED HELP Why did Western nations want to colonize the Micronesian islands? A. The islands are located midway between Asia and North America, and ships needed places to refuel. B. The islands are in a tropical climate, and this made them ideal locations

  36. Science, please! help!

    1. How does sea-floor spreading occur? a.New materials are being added to the atmosphere. b. Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. c. Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. d. Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. 2. Which

  37. Science

    Which seafloor feature can be found along rifts in the mid-ocean ridges? a. hydrothermal vents b. maganese nodules c. deep sea trenches d. seamounts

  38. science

    At which type of plate boundary would a string of small volcanic islands most likely form? convergent ocean-land boundary**** convergent ocean-ocean boundary transverse boundary divergent ocean-ocean boundary

  39. Science

    1. What is most likely to occur when jagged edges of rock plates grind past each other? A. a mountain chain B. an earthquake C. subduction D. volcanic formation 2. Which land features are most likely found near a convergent plate boundary? A. rift valleys

  40. Science

    Sand dunes on barrier islands often have no plants except different types of beach grasses. Are these climax communities for sand dunes? What are the factors that determine the climax community for sand dunes on barrier islands?

  41. Science

    Which features do most stratovolcanoes and cinder cone volcanoes have in common? violent eruptions and thin, flowing lava broad base with quiet eruptions steep sides and violent eruptions wide dome shape and thick lava Which statement identifies a major

  42. english

    1. Which of the following is the correct definition of minerals. a. a naturally occurring, inorganic soild that has a crystal shape and a definite chemical composition. b. a naturally occurring , inorganic soild tha forms throught crystallization of melted

  43. Social Studies

    Someone please check my answers! 1. Where do mist people living in Australia and New Zealand descend from? A. Most people living in Australia descend from Germany while most people living in New Zealand descend from France. B. Most people living in

  44. Earth Science

    1. Along which features does seafloor spreading occur? A. fault lines B. mid-ocean ridges C. ocean basins D. ocean trenches 2. Which statement identifies a major reason for the subduction that helps to form volcanoes? A. the release of hot ash and steam in

  45. social studies

    1. Some Polynesian islands are ring­shaped coral islands that surround a body of water, or (1 point) copra. coral. atolls. plates. 2. In the mid­1800s, what event played a part in the large increase in British immigration to Australia? (1 point)

  46. Earth/Environmental Science

    "Tsunamis" are giant waves caused bhy earthquakes under the ocean floor. They _______ islands and coastlines. What does tsunamis do to islands and coastlines?

  47. Social Studies

    Which of the following are the leading theories that describe how people first arrived in North America? A. People may have walked over a land bridge from Asia. B. People may have traveled over by boat along the Pacific Coast. C. People may have sailed

  48. Georgia state history

    many new industries are attracted to georgia as a result of the.... A.fall line B.many rivers C.mild climate D.barrier islands Can you help me find my answer please.

  49. Social Studies

    1. Some Polynesian islands are ring-shaped coral islands that surround a body of water, or copra. coral.>>> atolls. plates. 2. In the mid-1800s, what event played a part in the large increase in British immigration to Australia? Aborigines moved to the

  50. Social Studies

    (Can you please check my answers)one major landform that is found in both united states and canada is A. The Kilauea Volcanos B. The Rocky Mountains (C.) The Great Basin D. Mount Logan 2 Why are the Great Lakes important to both the United States and

  51. SCIENCE

    There are mountains, ridges, valleys, and plains on the ocean floor. a) false b) true true

  52. Environmental Science

    #54. In two or three well-developed paragraphs, define and list two characteristics of each of the following: coastal wetlands, coral reefs, and oceans. I'm not sure what it means by defining and listing two characteristics. here's my answer: Coastal

  53. problem solving

    there are 118 ridges around the edge of a dime. key has $5 in dimes. how many ridges,are there in all of kellys dimes combined? please solve. thanks

  54. science

    How does an island arc form? two oceanic plates collide a mid-ocean ridge enlarges a hot spot develops in the middle of an oceanic plate an oceanic plate and a continental plate converge

  55. world geography

    the great barrier consists of thousands of small: a. continental islands b. lichen reefs c. coral reefs d. volcanic reefs my answer is c

  56. science

    1. What causes mid-ocean ridges to form ? 2. Why are barrier islands important to people who live on the mainland ?

  57. science

    What causes mid-ocean ridges to form?

  58. Science

    The map below shows four volcanic islands in the Caribbean Sea. What do these volcanic islands tell you about the plate interaction that is occurring to form these islands? Group of answer choices The volcanoes form an island arc, indicating a continental

  59. Science

    What is the process through which mid-ocean ridges (rifts) normally form?

  60. Science

    Which evidence from the sea floor shows that tectonic plates move? a) the sea floor is youngest near a mid-ocean ridge and older farther away b) The sea floor is much older than the continents c) mid-ocean ridges form the longest range of mountains on

  61. Science

    Where are mid-ocean ridges found in the ocean basin????

  62. Social Studie

    1: How does sea-floor spreading occur? A, New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B, Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. C, Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D, Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. 2,

  63. Science

    How does sea-floor spreading occur? A, New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B, Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. C, Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D, Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. ••

  64. History

    Very few people live permanently on the barrier islands of Georgia? Why are they important if so few people live there year round?

  65. science

    Lesson 5- sea-floor-spreading 1. How does sea-floor spreading occur? a.new materials are being added to the asthenosphere b.earthquakes break apart the ocean floor** c.sediments accumulate at the area of spreading d.molten material beneath earths crust

  66. s.s

    Where are the newest parts of Earth’s crust located?(1 point) on the tops of mountains on plateaus at the edges of continents at mid-ocean ridges HELPPPP PLSSSSS

  67. science

    At which type of plate boundary would a string of small volcanic islands most likely form? A. Transverse boundary B. Convergent ocean-land Boundary C.Divergent ocean-ocean boundary D.Convergeny ocean-ocean boundary***

  68. science

    Convergent plate boundaries may have _____. strike slip zones divergent zones mid ocean ridges sebduction zones

  69. science

    large, flat surfaces in which continental sediments settle are called _______. a) mid - ocean ridges b) continental slopes c) continental shelves d) abyssal plains e) continental margins c

  70. Social studies

    The Polynesian islands vary widely and can be divided into? Sea islands and land islands. Small islands and large islands. Wet islands and dry islands. High islands and low island. (MY ANSWER)

  71. science help

    1.Why do the islands of Indonesia have many volcanoes and experience frequent earthquakes? A.The islands are located at the boundaries of tectonic plates. B.Many hotspots are found near the islands. C.Magma is less abundant under Earth’s crust near the

  72. Science

    What's the longitude and latitufe for mid-indian ridge? and is the southwest indian ridge and southeast indian ridge one big ridge, or two different ocean ridges?

  73. social studies

    Which statement BEST describes a way that the barrier islands protect the mainland? * A. They channel ocean saltwater away from inland rivers, creek, and streams. B. They lower tides so that Georgia does not experience damage from high tides. C. They block

  74. english 4

    Why does the speaker of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage admire the ocean? A. The ocean is beautiful and its sounds are soothing. B. Many people depend on fish from the ocean for food. C. The ocean is unchanged by human activities. D. The ocean provides a way to

  75. science

    "Tsunamis" are giant waves caused by earthquakes under the ocean floor. They ________ islands and coastlines? a.) provide drinking water for b.) form c.) damage d.) irrigate c

  76. Social studies

    What are the formations of rock-like material that are found In the ocean off Australia's northeast coast? Ocean mountains. Coral reefs. (MY ANSWER) Sea plateaus. Volcanic islands.

  77. ss

    What was the first ocean to be found? Probably the Indian Ocean since the most ancient people originated in eastern Africa. The vast ocean that once surrounded the supercontinent of Pangaea has been named Panthalassa, which would be the first ocean. Is

  78. Social studies

    Which description characterizes volcanic islands and not coral atolls? Good soil for farming. (MY ANSWER) Islands are made of tiny skeletons. Danger of flooding from raising ocean levels. Sea salt in soil.

  79. physical geography

    From darrel hess physical geography manual 10th edition. How many plates on the map consist entirely of ocean floor or ocean floor islands?

  80. SS Check

    PLZ CHECK MY ANSWERS! 1. Some Polynesian islands are ring-shaped coral islands that surround a body of water, or (1 point) • copra. • coral. • atolls.** • plates. 2. In the mid-1800s, what event played a part in the large increase in British

  81. geography

    What is the name often given to the 25,000 or more islands spread across the Pacific Ocean? Pacific Islands?

  82. Science

    Are all of these true? 1. Ocean ridges are not associated with orogeny at convergent boundires. 2. At a convergent boundary involving two oceanic plates, you would expect to find a fault-block mountain. 3. Convergent plate boundaries are most often

  83. History

    Which of the following are the leading theories that describe how people first arrived in North America? Select the two correct answers. A. People may have walked over a land bridge from Asia. B. People may have traveled over by boat along the Pacific

  84. Georgia Geography

    Which would be the best place to build a textile plant? A) Fall Line*** B) Barrier Islands C) Brasstown Bald D) Okefenokee Swamp Am I right? Please help.

  85. science

    Volcanic belts form along _____. the middle of Earth’s plates North American mountain ranges islands in the Pacific Ocean the boundaries of Earth’s plates

  86. Geography

    Which would be the best place to build a textile plant? A) Fall Line B) Barrier Islands C) Brasstown Bald*** D) Okefenokee Swamp Is this correct? Please let me know.

  87. English

    1. How many islands are on Dokdo? - There are 91 islands on Dokdo. 2. How many islands are there on Dokdo? - There are 91 islands on Dokdo. 3. How many islands does Dokdo have? - It has 91 islands. 4. How many islands is Dokdo made up of? - There are 91

  88. Literature

    Is this alright? Explain why it is important to be able to say what you think. Include details that show how people form their opinions. Support your ideas with examples from Darkness At Noon and Homeless. I believe that it’s important for people like

  89. S S PLEASE HELP PLEASE

    Some Polynesian islands are ring-shaped coral islands that surround a body of water, or (1 point) • copra. • coral. • atolls. • plates. 2. In the mid-1800s, what event played a part in the large increase in British immigration to Australia? (1

  90. world geography

    which statement is accurate? A)**some high islands receive only 20in.(51 cm) of rain annually B)low islands experience heavy rainfall c)heavy rains result when cool air mixes with warm ocean breezes D) the amount of rainfall varies from island to island

  91. business

    France is an independent nation in Western Europe and the center of a large overseas administration. It is the third-largest European nation (after Russia and Ukraine). In ancient times France was part of the Celtic territory known as Gaul or Gallia. Its

  92. Social Studies HELP

    11. How does the climate of Southeast Asia vary among regions? a. the mainland is much hotter than the islands b. the mainland receives monsoons but the islands so not c. the islands are generally wetter than the mainland**** d. the islands have a

  93. history

    which was the main reason spain built missions along georgia's Barrier islands? A.for launching attacks. B.to spread christianity. C.for defensive. D.to trade with Native Americans.

  94. Geography

    Which islands on the equator are in the indian ocean?

  95. The Global Ocean

    Which of the following is a depositional feature? A. Barrier islands B. Sea arches C. Wave-cut cliffs D. Sea stacks my answer is b.

  96. geography

    what flatlands extend south from cheapsake bay to the east coast of florida? That region is often called the Inner Banks. This distinguishes it from the Outer Banks, which are barrier islands.

  97. Algebra

    At an ocean depth of 20 meters, a buoy bobs up and then down 2 meters from the ocean's depth. Four seconds pass from the time the buoy is at its highest point to when it is at its lowest point. Assume at x = 0, the buoy is at normal ocean depth. The first

  98. Environmental Science

    Are there any good websites on coral reefs ? I'm working on my research paper, and this is what I have so far. Coral reefs, also called the rain forests of the oceans, are the second richest ecosystem on Earth. They have this nickname because of the

  99. science

    Explain why condensation forms on a glass containing a cold drink? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condensation Warm atmosphere around the glass causes the vapors in the air to turn to liquid. First, plot some of the data to get an idea of distances and

  100. world geography

    the great barrier reef consists of thousands of small: A)continental islands B)lichen reefs C)coral reefs D)volcanic reefs my choice is c

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