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Ordinarily, people would build their houses around the island. Although, they did place their houses on the back side of the island so ______ would protect them from winds and floods.

The forest

The high valley

The low part of the valley

The shallow creeks that ran behind

The shelters they were required to build behind their homes

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Which is not a good way to try to preserve a beach? (Hint: Has lead to turmoil for New Jersey).

Developing Dunes

Relocation

Soft Stabilization

Hard Stabilization

Formation of spits

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Fan-shaped sediment deposits on both the oceanside and back side of tidal inlets are called

submarine fans

jetties

sand bars

tidal deltas

turbidity currents

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We remember the work of Charles Darwin in oceanography primarily because of his study of

marine reptiles

surface currents

evolution

finches

coral reefs

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Who was the Naval officer who organized worldwide data on currents, water depths, ocean temperatures, and so forth, and wrote The Physical Geography of the Sea, the first significant book of oceanography?

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Matthew Maury

Charles Darwin

Wyville Thomson

Timothy Folger

Prince Henry

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The individual most responsible for the great age of European discovery beginning early in the 15th century was

Christopher Columbus

Ferdinand Magellan

Sir Martin Frobisher

Amerigo Vespucci

Prince Henry the Navigator

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The Vikings were responsible for

colonization of Iceland and Greenland

superior ship building skills

each of the choices is correct

increased knowledge of navigation

longer voyages

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The average depth of the oceans is about

11,000 meters

120 meters

3,800 meters

3,800 kilometers

3,800 miles

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One degree of longitude is equal to approximately how much time?

four hours

four minutes

one minute

15 hours

one hour

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One degree of longitude is equal to approximately how much time?

one minute

one hour

four hours

four minutes

15 hours

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Let’s say you set your chonometer to Greenwich time and leave jolly old England on holiday. You notice on your travels one day that when the sun is directly overhead (your local noon), that your chonometer reads exactly 2 PM. What is your exact longitude?

0 degrees

15 degrees west

15 degrees east

30 degrees west

30 degrees east

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What type of map is this?

physiographic

it’s a nautical chart, not a map

topographic

bathymetric

contour

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The average depth of the ocean on Earth is

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840 meters

1122

2646

2404

3729

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Where plates are pushing toward each other (converging), which features may be formed?

oceanic trench and continent

ocean and continent

ridge and oceanic trench

mountain chain and oceanic trench

continent and mountain chain

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Mt. St. Helens volcanism is associated with

an ocean-ocean convergence plate boundary

an continent-continent convergence plate boundary

an ocean-continent convergence plate boundary

a divergent plate boundary

a transform plate boundary

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Name one place where the mid-ocean ridge comes up on land.

the San Andreas Fault

the Andes Mountains

the Aleutian Island arc

Iceland

the Himalaya Mountains

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During subduction, oceanic plates under continents can partially melt and mix with contiental crust to form volcanoes made up of an intermediate rock type called

magma

lithosphere

andesite

basalt

granite

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What is the name given to a seamount that is eroded flat in shallow water and then moved into deep water by sea floor spreading?

guyot

atoll

rift

ridge

trench

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What do the location and orientation of the Hawaiian Island and Emperor Seamount chains tell us about the history of motion of the Pacific Plate?

that it has moved southeast for over 70 million years

that it has moved to the northwest for over 100 million years

that it has been fixed in place for over 200 million years

that it has moved almost due north for over 70 million years

that around 40 million years ago it changed from almost northward to northwestward motion

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