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What setting has the thinnest cover of sediment in the oceans? a. mid-ocean ridges b. abyssal plain c. oceanic trenches d. continental shelves and slopes along passive margins
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User: What setting has the thinnest cover of sediment in the oceans? a. mid-ocean ridges b. abyssal plain c. oceanic trenches d. continental shelves and slopes along passive margins

Weegy: d. continental shelves and slopes along passive margins
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Mid-ocean ridges have the thinnest cover of sediment in the oceans.
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The deepest parts of the seafloor are: a. mid-ocean ridges b. abyssal plain c. seamounts d. oceanic trenches e. continental shelves
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The deepest parts of the seafloor are: the oceanic trenches.
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Why does the elevation of the seafloor decrease from the mid-ocean ridge to the abyssal plain? a. The oceanic lithosphere cools and becomes denser. b. The weight of sediments depresses the oceanic crust. c. The oceanic plate is flexed downward near a subduction zone. d. Slab rollback pulls the oceanic lithosphere deeper.
Weegy: the elevation of the seafloor decrease from the mid-ocean ridge to the abyssal plain because c. The oceanic plate is flexed downward near a subduction zone. (More)
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