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How did sonar mapping change people's idea of the sea floor?

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Brian Monetti, Science is Awesome!

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Whoops wrong link! https://www.noodle.com/learn/details/159595/plate-tectonics-evidence-of-plate-movement

Brian Monetti, Science is Awesome!

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Sonar mapping of the ocean floor also gave evidence of plate tectonics through the discoveries of mountain ranges and rifts in the floor, which greatly changed our understanding of how the earth works! Check out this video which describes it: https://www.noodle.com/learn/details/194735/plate-tectonics

Abby Garcia, Abby- Resident Noodle Expert

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Hello there! Here are a few links that explore the history of sonar mapping of the sea floor:

link 1 link 2 link 3 link 4

Enjoy!

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