What are some of the physical features that are found in ocean basins?

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Jan 13, 2018

Answer:

Ocean ridges, deep-sea trenches, abyssal hills, fracture zones, seamounts, and guyots are some of the major features of an ocean basin.

Explanation:

An ocean basin is a vast sunken area filled by sea water.
Ocean basins cover about 70% of the earth's surface.

According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, the physical features of an ocean basin are:

Here's a diagram showing some of these physical features:
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http://www.kudzuacres.com/wwow/lessons/hydrology/oceanfloorfeatures.html

The basins also contain a variable amount of sedimentary fill.
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Here's another diagram showing some of the major physical features of an ocean basin.
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http://edmaths.com/2017/03/05/ocean-basin-and-its-features/

You can find out more about ocean basins here:
http://www.waterencyclopedia.com/Mi-Oc/Ocean-Basins.html