midoceanic ridge

midoceanic ridge

A submarine mountain chain formed of upwelling molten rock.
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It's located about 15 km away from a midoceanic ridge and on ocean crust that's about 1.
We found a pattern that was predicted by some of the theoretical models of upwelling in midoceanic ridges," Forsyth said.
have worked out the link between sea level changes and spreading rate: When ocean floor is churned out quickly at midoceanic ridges, the ridges tend to be broader.