ocean floor

  1. the bottom of a sea or ocean
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How To Use ocean floor In A Sentence

  • As diatoms collect on the ocean floor and are buried deeper and deeper, they are compressed and changed from a form known as diatomite, which is used in swimming pool filters, to opal.
  • Hess then proceeded to describe the ocean floor as if it were a collection of giant conveyor belts.
  • McClure was knighted and showered with cash - the legacies of both are bound by a watery historical note: their ships lie on the ocean floor beneath Canada's Arctic Archipelago. Thestar.com - Home Page
  • By the time the shells are mature, they have lost the byssus anchor and are found loose on the ocean floor.
  • Manta rays cruise past, turtles lumber along, sharks scope the scene, the odd octopus creeps along the ocean floor, and further out, the whale sharks make their way north.
  • Looking down through my mask at the ocean floor, I saw an old motorcycle, probably from the fifties.
  • This heated layer is the source of lava we see in volcanos, the source of heat that drives hot springs and geysers, and the source of raw material which pushes up the mid-oceanic ridges and forms new ocean floor.
  • And always to areas where the ocean floor dropped dramatically; great fissures in the rocky crust.
  • It is a sea mountain, blasted by volcanic forces more than a mile up from the ocean floor, and stretching underwater for nine miles.
  • Beloussov refused to believe in the regular magnetic striping of the ocean floor about the oceanic ridges.
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