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 2) Explain the mechanism of sea-floor spreading and briefly mention the characteristic features of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. (250 words)

Topic: Geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

 2) Explain the mechanism of sea-floor spreading and briefly mention the characteristic features of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. (250 words)

Physical geography by Savindra Singh

Why this question:

The question is from the static portions and probes upon the phenomena of SFS and the features of Mid-Atlantic ridge.

Directive:

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Explain the concept of sea floor spreading.

Body:

 Sea floor spreading is an endo-genetic process occurring at divergent plate boundaries. 

Mention details of the characteristic features of Mid-Atlantic Ridges.

Use suitable diagrams to ensure the content is holistically conveyed.

Conclusion:

Conclude with significance of the phenomena in the formation of geographical features.

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