Map of te ocean floor
From "World Ocean Floor Panorama", Authors Marie Tharp and Bruce C. Heezen, 1977. Copyright by Marie Tharp 1977/2003. Reproduced by permission of Marie Tharp Maps, LLC , 8 Edward Street, Sparkill, New York 10976.
Marie Tharp Maps at http://www.marietharp.com
Questions for thought
- Find the midocean ridges on this map.
- What is the name of the undersea mountain range that is the midocean ridge in the Atlantic?
- What is the name of the undersea mountain range that is the midocean ridge in the Pacific?
- Are both midocean ridges in the middles of their oceans?
- When do you think people first discoverd these undersea mountain ranges?
- Who are Marie Tharp and Bruce Heezen?
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