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Solutions for Chapter 25.3: Key events in lifes history include the origins of unicellular and multicellular organisms and the colonization of land
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The process by which large quantities of sand are added to the beach system to offset losses caused by wave erosion.
Seafloor sediments consisting of material of marine-organic origin.
A massive star that has collapsed to such a small volume that its gravity prevents the escape of all radiation.
A rather small volcano built primarily of pyroclastics ejected from a single vent.
A type of unconformity in which the beds above and below are parallel.
The incorporation and transportation of material by a mobile agent, such as water, wind, or ice.
The boundary between two adjoining air masses having contrasting characteristics.
A dense, dark nebula thought to be the birthplace of stars.
Complex pattern of climate conditions associated with mountains. Highland climates are characterized by large differences that occur over short distances.
The luminous phenomenon observed when a meteoroid enters Earth’s atmosphere and burns up; popularly called a “shooting star.”
A volcanic glass of felsic composition.
Oceanic ridge system
A continuous elevated zone on the floor of all the major ocean basins and varying in width from 500 to 5,000 kilometers (300–3,000 miles). The rifts at the crests of ridges represent divergent plate boundaries.
The systematic study of fossils and the history of life on Earth.
A variable radio source of small size that emits radio pulses in very regular periods.
Seaward of the coast, this zone extends from the highest level of wave action during storms to the lowest tide level.
A climate found north of the humid continental climate and south of the polar climate and characterized by bitterly cold winters and short, cool summers. Places within this climatic realm experience the highest annual temperature ranges on Earth.
A seaward extension of a valley that was cut on the continental shelf during a time when sea level was lower, or a canyon carved into the outer continental shelf, slope, and rise by turbidity currents.
The size, shape, and distribution of the particles that collectively constitute a rock.
A ridge of sand that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.
The surface opening of a conduit or pipe.