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  Marianas trench - Encyclopedia.com
The Marianas Trench is the deepest point on Earth.
occupation, with settlement of the Marianas at 4300 B.P. (Athens and...
Bombarding the Marianas: joint fires at the strategic, operational and tactical levels.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Marianas.html   (1006 words)

  
 The Marianas Trench
Nearby is the island of Guam, a U.S. Territory inhabited by natives identified as Chamorros.
The Marianas trench is sometimes called the 'Challenger Deep' because it was located and named after His Majesty's Ship 'Challenger' of the British Royal Navy in the 19th century.
The Marianas Trench, for example, marks where the fast-moving Pacific Plate converges against the slower moving Philippine Plate.
www.worsleyschool.net /science/files/marianas/trench.html   (547 words)

  
 Pagan, Northern Marianas, a Close-Up Look at an Active Volcano
The trench marks the line where the Pacific plate is diving down beneath the Philippine plate.
The islands of the Marianas (which include Guam at the southernmost end), are arranged in two parallel arcs.
Closest to the trench is the inactive frontal arc, which runs north from Guam to Medinilla, and then continues underwater in a series of seamounts.
www.heptune.com /pagan.html   (1158 words)

  
  Marianas Trench: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
Valleys like the Marianas Trench in the Pacific could accommodate...islands -- which are the modern Marianas -- were known as the Ladrones...Thieves Islands" -- the modern Marianas he was greeted by dozens of islanders...
...surface of the Earth, from the deepest ocean trenches to the top of the atmosphere, are engaged...there is a destructive margin, marked by a trench where one plate sinks is subducted beneath...volcanoes lying on the side of an ocean trench nearest to a continent.
In 1960 Jacques Piccard, with U.S. Navy Lieutenant Donald Walsh, descended to 35,800 ft (10,912 m) in the Marianas Trench.
www.questia.com /library/encyclopedia/marianas_trench.jsp   (1401 words)

  
 Understanding plate motions [This Dynamic Earth, USGS]
Trenches are the deepest parts of the ocean floor and are created by subduction.
The Marianas Trench (paralleling the Mariana Islands), for example, marks where the fast-moving Pacific Plate converges against the slower moving Philippine Plate.
The trenches are the key to understanding how island arcs such as the Marianas and the Aleutian Islands have formed and why they experience numerous strong earthquakes.
pubs.usgs.gov /gip/dynamic/understanding.html   (2502 words)

  
 umusic.ca :: Marianas Trench
Fix Me, Marianas Trench's full-length 604 Records debut, documents a hugely ambitious Vancouver quartet that has been relentlessly writing, fine-tuning and performing since the turn of the decade.
And once Marianas Trench was signed to 604, Warne Livesey (Matthew Good Band, Midnight Oil), Brad McGivern (Bif Naked, Lillix) and the Nickelback combo of Chad Kroeger and Joey Moi helped refine the material further.
Cocky and confident in the knowledge that Marianas Trench has worked supremely hard to get to this point, Ramsay says the band intends to break fast from the starting gate once Fix Me hits the street.
umusic.ca /marianastrench   (700 words)

  
 Lyric marianas trench   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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trench.sunfalcondesigns.com /lyric-marianas-trench.html   (546 words)

  
 purevolume™ | _Marianas_Trench_
Fix Me, Marianas Trenchs full-length 604 Records debut, documents a hugely ambitious Vancouver quartet that has been relentlessly writing, fine-tuning and performing since the turn of the decade.
And once Marianas Trench was signed to 604, Warne Livesey (Matthew Good Band, Midnight Oil), Brad McGivern (Bif Naked, Lillix) and the Nickelback combo of Chad Kroeger and Joey Moi helped refine the material further.
Cocky and confident in the knowledge that Marianas Trench has worked supremely hard to get to this point, Ramsay says the band intends to break fast from the starting gate once Fix Me hits the street.
www.purevolume.com /_marianas_trench_/blog   (824 words)

  
 Tangible Sounds - Canadian Music Magazine - marianastrench
It’s good to dream small,” says Josh Ramsay, front man of Vancouver band Marianas Trench, and looking at the band’s current situation it wouldn’t surprise me if that “small” dream came true in the next few years.
With Marianas Trench’s first album for 604 Records, Fix Me, due out this summer, Josh and crew (drummer Ian Casselman, guitarist Matt Webb and bassist Michael Ayley) are doing whatever they can to get their name out now, including playing NXNE and a big Canada Day festival, all while clearly not taking themselves too seriously.
All kidding aside, Marianas Trench also have their serious side, especially when it comes to describing their sound and how they work.
www.tangiblesounds.com /marianastrench.cfm   (459 words)

  
 CDNN News :: Plankton Do It Deeper: Life Flourishes at 10,896m Deep
MARIANAS TRENCH, Japan (4 Feb 2005) -- Tiny single-celled creatures, many of them previously unknown to science, have been found at the deepest point in the world's oceans, almost 11km down.
The Marianas Trench forms part of the subduction zone where the west Pacific oceanic floor is being pulled under the Philippine tectonic plate.
The team says the deepest trenches of the western Pacific were formed about six to nine million years ago.
www.cdnn.info /news/eco/e050204.html   (451 words)

  
 Marianas Trench: Alternative music from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada | Project Opus
Drinking deep from what front man and founder Josh Ramsay jokingly refers to as “the goblet of rock” Marianas Trench delivers guitar anthems that kick loud and hard.
Soaring in and around the guitar/bass/drum fury are four highly trained singers with the skill to break into a cappella flights of harmony.
Marianas Trench will be included in this years Fox Fest with 604 Records label mates Theory of a Deadman, Thornley and Armchair Cynics!
www.projectopus.com /marianastrench   (202 words)

  
 Earlham College - Geology 211 - Template
Were this actually the Marianas trench we would be facing South with the Pacific plate on our left.
Image of the trench facing north with the Pacific plate on the right and the volcanos occuring on the Philippine side.
A three dimensional model of the trench and a deep ocean vent similar to those which most likely exist at the bottom of the trench.
www.earlham.edu /~rhoderu/Marianastrench.htm   (1539 words)

  
 Marianas picture trench   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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trench.sunfalcondesigns.com /marianas-picture-trench.html   (589 words)

  
 Marianas Trench - AskTheBrain.com
The Marianas Trench is the 'Grand Canyon of the Pacific', one of the unseen natural wonders of the world.
Wherever it was she kept those darkling secrets, whatever Marianas Trench.
The Marianas Trench was pinpointed in 1951 by the British Survey Ship Challenger, and on January 23, 1960, the manned U. The deepest part of the oceans is the Marianas Trench in the northern Pacific Ocean.
www.askthebrain.com /mariana_trench-.html   (205 words)

  
 Marianas Visitors Authority
The 14 tropical islands comprising the Northern Marianas chain stretch across 400 miles in the western Pacific Ocean, just adjacent to the famed Marianas Trench, with the world's greatest known ocean depth of 35,810 feet.
Volcanic in origin, the Marianas lie approximately 1,300 miles south of Tokyo, 1,400 miles east of Manila, 3,200 miles west of Honolulu, and 2,900 miles north of Sydney.
The Northern Marianas enjoy one of the most stable climates in the world with abundant year-round sunshine and refreshingly clean air and water.
www.mymarianas.com /html/display.cfm?sid=1047   (180 words)

  
 marianas TRENCH___
Marianas Trench will be hitting the road with Three Days Grace for a few shows in Ontario.
Marianas Trench spent the last weekend filming their debut video for Say Anything with director Kyle Davison in Vancouver.
Marianas trench will be playing a few shows coming up with our buddies in Lillix, http://www.lillix.net.
www.far-from-here.net /news.html   (3065 words)

  
 Mariana Trench | Mrs. Sippi's pages for the public - at SmarterScience
The Mariana Trench is located north of New Guinea.
The Guinness Book of Records cites the Northern Marianas as having the most equitable climate in the world, with an average year-round temperature of 85 degrees Fahrenheit (high twenties in °C).
They are intended for people who are not very familiar with but interested in the Mariana Trench, plate tectonics and oceanography.
www.smarterscience.com /marianatrench.html   (726 words)

  
 Ocean Studies - RAIN -
The oceanic crust is much heavier than the continental crust so when the plates crash into each other, the oceanic plate plunges downward toward the molten mantle, while the lighter, continental plate rides up over the top.
The forces driving the two plates together are really intense so the underlying oceanic plate (the subducted plate) creates a trench where it drags the edge of the continental crust down as it descends underneath (check out the picture at left).
In 1984 the Japanese sent a highly specialized survey vessel out the the Marianas Trench and collected some data using a piece of equipment called a narrow, multi-beam echo sounder.
www.rain.org /ocean/ocean-studies-challenger-deep-mariana-trench.html   (614 words)

  
 Deepest Ocean - Challenger Deep
This is what's happening on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean off the Marianas islands.
In 1984 the Japanese sent a highly specialized survey vessel out to the Marianas Trench and collected some data using a piece of equipment called a narrow, multi-beam echo sounder.
What an echo sounder does is send high frequency sound waves (outside the range of human hearing) through the water down to the ocean bottom.
www.extremescience.com /DeepestOcean.htm   (688 words)

  
 Eventful - Demand Marianas Trench
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 Emerging Isles of the Marianas and Japan | marianas | guam | ogasawara group | tokyo | Iwo Jima | Tinian
These tropical islands stretch across 400 miles, and are adjacent to the famed Marianas Trench, the world's greatest known ocean depth of nearly 36,000 feet.
One of the 15 islands located in the 426-mile long Marianas archipelago, Pagan Island is made-up of two strato-volcanoes, the highest of reaching over 1870 feet high.
A Commonwealth of the US, the Northern Marianas Islands are located along the Marianas Trench where the Pacific plate slides beneath the Philippine plate.
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/13569.html   (1580 words)

  
 Saipan
Saipan is the principal island and commercial center of the Northern Mariana Islands.
The measurement from the floor of the Marianas Trench to the crest of Mount Tapotchau is 37,752 feet or 7.15 statute miles, (from sea level Mount Everest measures 29,028 feet).
Saipan is one of 14 islands in the Northern Marianas archipelago that make up the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
www.guam.net /pub/sshs/depart/science/mancuso/marianas/saipan/saipan.htm   (551 words)

  
 Voices of Unreason >> MARIANAS TRENCH & THE FEAR OF DEEP WATER
MARIANAS TRENCH & THE FEAR OF DEEP WATER
Earlier this wee hour, I composed a more in depth(no pun intended)version of this essay, but it got erased when I tried to post it.
The Marianas Trench, near the Island of Guam is the Deepest part of the Pacific Ocean-literally the deepest water in the World-at over 35'000' deep.
www.voicesofunreason.com /essays/MARIANASTRENCHTHEFEAROFDEEPWATER   (282 words)

  
 Welcome to the Marianas
comprise 14 tropical islands stretching across 400 miles, adjacent to the famed Marianas trench with the world's greatest known ocean depth of nearly 36,000 feet.
is relatively undeveloped and offers a chance to experience the natural beauty of the Marianas.
The dense jungle, prolific wildlife and solitary stretches of white sand beaches remain largely undisturbed.
www.destmic.com /mariana.html   (454 words)

  
 ::: MARIANAS EXPEDITION : SCIENCE : INTRODUCTION :::
The western edge of the Pacific tectonic plate is one of the world's oldest sections of oceanic crust.
The subduction zone there creates the deepest point on Earth's surface, the 7-mile-deep Marianas Trench.
Scientists have chosen the 1,500-mile-long chain as one of two places in the world to study some of the most challenging questions in plate tectonics.
sio.ucsd.edu /marianas/science/index.cfm   (132 words)

  
 USN Ships--TRIESTE (1958-1963) in 1959-60
In October 1959, after being fitted with a stronger pressure sphere, Trieste was transported to the mid-Pacific to participate in Project "Nekton", in which she conducted a series of very deep dives in the Marianas Trench.
Trieste was being prepared for transportation to the Marianas Islands for a three-month series of deep-submergence operations.
Just before her record dive to the bottom of the Marianas Trench, 23 January 1960.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-t/trste-b.htm   (411 words)

  
 NGDC/WDC MGG, Boulder-Mariana Trench Animation
The Mariana Trench may be the deepest place in the world's oceans, but these videos have the vertical dimension strongly exaggerated to further enhance the visual effect.
The maximum depth of the trench is a little greater than 11 kilometers, but its width is over 50 kilometers.
The color scheme chosen is arbitrary but represents a typical color for the ocean bottom.
www.ngdc.noaa.gov /mgg/image/marianas.html   (239 words)

  
 Scuba Yellow Pages - Scuba Diving Destinations: Northern Mariana Islands
The Northern Marianas include of 14 tropical islands stretching across 400 miles, adjacent to the famed Marianas trench with the world's greatest known ocean depth of nearly 36,000 feet.
Saipan, the most populated island in the group and a popular resort destination, is endowed with blue lagoons, white sand beaches and verdant hills.
Rota is relatively undeveloped and offers a chance to experience the natural beauty of the Marianas.
www.scubayellowpages.com /destinations/pacific/nmarianas_main.htm   (159 words)

  
 Marianas Trench Online Encyclopedia Article About Marianas Trench   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marianas Trench Online Encyclopedia Article About Marianas Trench
An oceanic trench running SW to N off the I of Guam and the N Marianas Is, Pacific Ocean.
Do not copy, download, transfer, or otherwise replicate the site content in whole or in part.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /Cambridge/entries/001/Marianas-Trench.html   (82 words)

  
 Guam (
The Peak of a submerged mountain, Guam, rises 37,820 feet above the floor of the Marianas Trench, the greatest ocean depth in the world.
A metal object would take 64 minutes to fall through the Marianas Trench, just east of Guam, with a depth of 6.79 miles, where pressure is over 18,000 pounds per square inch.
The British Survey Ship Challenger pinpointed the Marianas Trench in 1951, and on January 23, 1960, the manned U.S.N. bathyscaph Trieste descended to the bottom.
www.guam.net /pub/sshs/depart/science/mancuso/marianas/guam/guam.htm   (774 words)

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