The Oceans

The oceans play a crucial role in shaping the environment that we all live in, and play a central role in many of the issues geologists deal with. For example, the image above shows the mid-ocean ridges and other ocean features that convinced scientists that the earth is shaped by Plate Tectonics.

To see other images related to geology in the oceans, choose from the list below.

The Hawaiian "Hot Spot" Track | "Black Smokers" | Sea Floor Spreading

Ocean sediments- a key record of earth history | Microfossils | El Niño