- 34.5.1: Describe three key amniote adaptations for life on land.
- 34.5.2: Are snakes tetrapods? Explain.
- 34.5.3: Identify four avian adaptations for flight.
- 34.5.4: what IF? Suppose turtles are more closely related to lepidosaurs th...
Solutions for Chapter 34.5: Amniotes are tetrapods that have a terrestrially adapted egg
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A narrow knifelike ridge separating two adjacent glaciated valleys.
A wide gap in the ring system of Saturn between the A ring and the B ring.
The gently sloping submerged portion of the continental margin, extending from the shoreline to the continental slope.
The depression at the summit of a volcano, or that which is produced by a meteorite impact.
Elements of weather and climate
Those quantities or properties of the atmosphere that are measured regularly and that are used to express the nature of weather and climate.
A ridge of till marking a former position of the front of a glacier.
The capacity to do work.
Process such as weathering, mass wasting, or erosion that is powered by the Sun and transforms solid rock into sediment.
The flat, low-lying portion of a stream valley subject to periodic inundation.
A bent rock layer or series of layers that were originally horizontal and subsequently deformed.
Fog formed when rain evaporates as it falls through a layer of cool air.
The mechanical breakup of rock caused by the expansion of freezing water in cracks and crevices.
The gradual subsidence of mountains caused by lateral spreading of weak material located deep within these structures.
Any form of artificial structure built to protect a coast or to prevent the movement of sand along a beach. Examples include groins, jetties, breakwaters, and seawalls.
The marine-life zone that extends from the low tideline out to the shelf break.
A naturally occurring concentration of one or more metallic minerals that can be extracted economically.
A layer of soil that has identifiable characteristics produced by chemical weathering and other soil-forming processes.
Low pressure located at about the latitudes of the Arctic and Antarctic circles. In the Northern Hemisphere the low takes the form of individual oceanic cells; in the Southern Hemisphere there is a deep and continuous trough of low pressure.
The condition of water droplets that remain in the liquid state at temperatures well below 0° C.
Found almost exclusively in the Northern Hemisphere or at high altitudes in many mountainous regions. A treeless climatic realm of sedges, grasses, mosses, and lichens that is dominated by a long, bitterly cold winter.