Mountains, Valleys, and Plains, Oh My

In this lesson, students will learn about the basic topography of the ocean bottom (bathymetry when under water), and compare some of the major bathymetric features under the ocean with major topographic features on land.

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atoll, bathymetry, continental shelf, continental slope, guyot, Mid-Atlantic ridge, oceanic ridge, seamount, submarine canyon, topography