• # question_answer Consider the following statements regarding continental slopes 1. They have an average slope of ${{4.3}^{o}}$ 2. Their average depth varies from 200 to 2000 m. 3. The maximum extension of continental slope is found between ${{20}^{o}}N$ and ${{50}^{o}}N$ latitudes and on ${{80}^{o}}N$ and ${{70}^{o}}N$ latitudes 4. They are characterized by extensive marine deposits Which of the above statements are correct? A)  1, 2 and 4 onlyB)  1, 2 and 3 onlyC)  2, 3 and 4 only             D)  1, 2, 3 and 4

Correct Answer: B

Solution :

Continental slopes do not have enough marine deposits due to their steep slope.

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