Imagine that while you and a passenger are in a deep-diving submersible in the North Pacific near Alaskas Aleutian Islands you encounter a long, narrow depression on the ocean floor. Your passenger asks whether you think it is a submarine canyon, a rift valley, or a deep-ocean trench. How would you respond? Explain your choice.
Part IV - Ocean Basins Thursday, September 01, 2016 1:06 PM A. Distribution of Land and Water 1. Percentagesof land and water i. 70.8% water ii. 155 billion billion tons of water iii. 3 Major oceans iv. 2 Minor oceans v. 54 seas 2. Divisions into Major Oceans i. Northern hemisphere is 1.2:1 water:land ii. Southern hemisphere is 4:1 B. Major Oceans 1. Pacific i. Largest ii. Deepest iii. Coldest iv. Least Salty v. 200 Million years old vi. 1/2 of the Earth's surface vii. 1/2 of the water on the face of the Earth viii. "Ring of Fire" -