Pay attention to the distinction between active and passive continental margins

ENSC 340 CCSU Ocean Sediment Thickness Questions Discussion

ENSC 340

Central Connecticut State University

ENSC

Question Description

 

Looking at this map while reviewing the textbook and Instructor’s Notes for Chapters 7 and 11 and answer the following questions. Pay attention to the distinction between active and passive continental margins (remember, the two types of continental margins are related to, but not the same as lithosphere plate boundaries).