The Oceans

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Answer the following questions.

1. Describe the bathymetry of the ocean seafloor and how the features relate to plate tectonics.

2. The strongest part of an ocean transform fault is in the middle, capable of having the largest earthquakes. What is happening on either side of the transform fault?

3. Charles Darwin noticed that the geology of the Galapagos Islands suggested that the islands were sinking. Explain what he meant by this statement.