The Spreading Sea Floor and Mid-Ocean Ridges
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Oceanography: Exploring Earth's Final Wilderness
Taught by Professor Harold J. Tobin | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
What made the ocean floor the way it is? Trace the evidence that ocean basins are geologically young and that new oceanic crust is being continually formed at mid-ocean ridges, pushing and rifting continental plates in a process called plate tectonics.