Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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(A) Name the Landforms Shown in the Figure. (B) Which of These Landforms is Useful for Deep Sea Research? (C) Which of These Are Appropriate to Be Used for the Protection of Marine - Geography

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(a) Name the landforms shown in the figure.

(b) Which of these landforms is useful for deep sea research?

(c) Which of these are appropriate to be used for the protection of marine borders and naval-base building?

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Solution

(a)

(b) Trenches, abyssal plains etc are useful for deep sea research. Trenches are the some of the most seismically zones which are responsible for causing earthquakes. Rock sediments from ocean floor have helped the scientists to determine its age which subsequently led to the development of plate tectonics theory.

(c) Islands are useful for protection of marine borders and naval-base building. For instance, India has a naval base at Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Concept: Stucture of Ocean Floor
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Balbharati Geography 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 4 Structure of Ocean Floor
Exercise | Q 2 | Page 28
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