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Oceans and Seas

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Parent Category: Bodies of Water
Oceans are the largest bodies of water that cover about 72 percent of the Earth's surface. Seas are large bodies of water that border the land and the oceans, and are sometimes lakes, which are landlocked seas.
The channels to find are located behind the inside (boot)trunk left and right plastic covers. You have to remove these to get to them. You may have to take the lhs and rhs seat backs of them and you can work easier if you lower the partition part of the seats. I was sick of having two showers in the…
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There are many causes for this: One very common cause is that you're "topping off" the ball. This means you're striking the ball on the top, not getting good contact. To correct this problem, perhaps bend your knees more, don't choke up on the clubs as much, or buy longer clubs. The best thing you …
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The pressure increase is dependent on density of the water. Pure water at 60F has about 27.78 inches of water column (INWC or INWG) per psi or approximately 0.43197 psi/ft. This is from memory; but it should be close. Fresh water: 0.43 psi per foot Sea water: 0.44 psi per foot. So, for each additi…
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Well back in the year of i think in the late 1969 that area was run by the latin kings faction right there on montrose and paulina and cullom right in the middle of ravenswood school it was a a tuff neighborhod even with nice homes in the neighborhood it was a battle ground with the Latin Eagles tha…
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It's not hard, but if you don't already know that, you probably shouldn't do it yourself.
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No Salt Water For People You have to break this all of the way down to cells. When a cell takes in seawater, it also takes in salt. Salt will dehydrate the cell so if the cells dehydrate, you dehydrate. You may think you are rehydrating when you drink salt water but you're not. The kidne…
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The Dardanells was a stragictic focal point of WW1 because it was the only sea access to the Black Sea, Russia's only warm water port. During winter all of Russia's other ports frezze over and the country can't receive imports by sea. As Turkey was not letting any ships through the Dardanells Russia…
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Building a vessel that holds large volumes of water inside you home would create major humidity problems.
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Purple is usually indicitative of copper in the water, usually caused by the etching of copper coming from the heat exchanger of your pool heater. I have spoken with manufacturers heater engineers and they tell me that high Cyanuric Acid levels will not cause damage to copper heat exchangers. Althou…
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You're pool has run out of cholorine. Without a sanatizer your pool will turn cloudy and then green. Shock it right away and make sure you have enough chlorine to sanatize. You also have to run the pump longer to filter out contaminants. You are not adding enough chlor I have a question what if you…
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In J.M.Synges play "Riders to the Sea"The Bride Dara is mentioned by Maurya the mother of Bartley and Michael. The Bride Dara must like Maurya had a vision of loved ones who where dead.You can find the whole script of the play onhttp://emotionalliteracyeducation.com/classic_books_online/rdrse10.htmH…
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This item, if in excellent condition, generally runs $20-25.
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%DETAILS% Cannot see where the Coral Sea is relevant. It is common knowledge that the US had broken the Japanese code a year or so before WWII began whether any other country did I am not aware of.   lt. coom. Robert guill
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The Spanish explorer (of Portuguese origin but sailed with Spanish flag) named Ferdinand Magellan crossed the strait of Magellan (comes from his name) between Antarctica and South America, and discover the new ocean. At the time of crossing he thought that it appeared very calm and peaceful, thus he…
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The Earth is 4.5 billion years old and in the first billion years, oceans formed and became salty with a salinity that has not change greatly in the last three billion years. Salt Source: Salt is continually supplied to our oceans as the result of of minerals leaching and dissolving from the solid e…
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Australian troops fought in Greece, Crete, Syria and North Africa. RAN units served throughout the Mediterranean Sea, and RAAF units served in the North African campaign.
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Some factory Tauruses were equipped with this feature, and some were not. The easiest way to tell is to look from inside the trunk for the fold down levers on the seat. You can also find them next to the headrest closest the pillar window.
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the Atlantic Pact is a pact between most of the Atlantic countries against communism
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ours have a tank next to the radiator pipe, and manage well in kitchen. When we do a full water change we add a kettle of boiled water BEFORE they go back in and this seems to do them nicely, they are 2 years old. The above answer is terrible. Who cares if it is next to a radiator pipe...and what …
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The Coral Sea, with an area of about 4,791,000 square km, is located off the Northeast coast of Australia, bordered in the east by the Queensland coast and Papua New Guinea. It extends west as far as New Caledonia and the New Hebrides, north to the Solomon Islands, and south to the Tasman Sea which …
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Yeah, on my cross word puzzle, it apparently starts with a c. Answer Wake Falls to Japs Wake Island
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I participated in a couple of burials at sea during my eight years in the USN. One was for a retired Navyman who did not even die at sea but requested this honor. The tradition goes back to the days when a ship might not reach land for weeks or even months at a time. The only possible way to preserv…
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Formation of the OceanThe current theory holds that after the Sun formed, there was a very large disk of dust and gas orbiting it. In this disk were all the elements that we see today, which were themselves formed in the furnaces of other stars. Anyway, it lumps together because of gravity and event…
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Ok, Some people say," Ohhhhhhh, go to space, get this Pokemon, he'll be holding the item you want." NOT TRUE to get the old sea charter you needed to go to a Nintendo special event (but you can't now unless u can travel thru time... and you aren't celebi!!!) the only way to get mew (cuz that's the P…
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Ocean currents carry warmer water from the tropics into colder regions. The heat from that warmer water escapes into the atmosphere as it travels, creating warmer, rainier weather than might otherwise be expected. Upwellings along the California coast bring cold water up from the bottom of the ocea…
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Ocean water is a complex solution of mineral salts and of decaying/decayed biological matter that results from the abundance of life in the seas. Most of the ocean's salts were derived from gradual processes such the breaking up of the cooled igneous rocks of the Earth's crust by weathering and eros…
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Sea water is full of many dissolved minerals. One of the most plentiful minerals that is disolved in sea water is salt, which makes the water taste salty. This is also the reason why when sea water dries, salt crystals are left behind.
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No. The physics is based in the way light is scattered in the air, and it is discussed in the question, "Why is the sky blue?" That question is linked below. AnswerIf that were true, there wouldn't be any blue skies in Kansas. And there are! Actually, the coloring in the sky that you observe is a r…
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There is more than one Christmas Island. Christmas Island is a small, non self-governing territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean, 2,360 km northwest of Perth in Western Australia and 500 km south of Jakarta, Indonesia. It is arguably the most well known, being used as a detention centre for asyl…
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in Irish this "sea" is called "sruth na maoile", the narrow channel. moyle is simply the nearest attempt English cartographers made to "maoile"
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Answer well you can distill your water... this can help you get very pure and clear water.
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The Mariana Trench is 11,033 meters (36,201 feet) deep. The Pressure at the deepest part of the Mariana Trench is over 8 tons per square inch. The coordinates for the Mariana Trench are 11"21' North latitude and 142" 12' East longitude. The Mariana Trench is 2, 542 km (1,580 miles) long and 69…
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The Japanese started the world war because of several reasons. There is a lot of different things such as Japan being an aristocrat country. they were ruled with people such as emperors and rich people. You know what I mean.... Anyway, the Americans cut off the supply of oil and iron that the Japane…
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Straight across the Atlantic Ocean from New Jersey, you'd be South of Portugal.
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The Atlantic Ocean acted as a geographical "buffer" that made more deliberate and effective control over the colonists impractical and difficult, thereby, allowing those colonists who advocated refvolution and freedom to freely nurture their plans and ambitions and see them come to fruition.
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Because at the top part of Russia was the Artic ocean which its conditions are very cold, harsh and rough. With out the access to the Dardanelles Russia would have to go all the way around the Artic ocean and around Russia just to export or import any goods, so the access to the Dardanelles were cru…
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It gave Russia a port that was accessible so supplies could be sent to them. As they were running low on supplies but had many men.
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Challenger Deep in the Pacific Ocean is the deepest known point, at just under 11 km below sea level.
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delaware river, lake winespauke
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Most of the salt in the oceans came from land. Over millions of years, rain, rivers, and streams have washed over rocks containing the compound sodium chloride (NaCl), and carried it into the sea. You may know sodium chloride by its common name: table salt! Some of the salt in the oceans comes from …
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Salt is dissolved from the Earth and transported by rivers in seas and oceans.
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Sovereign States that border the Pacific Ocean Canada, USA, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Taiwan, China, Japan and the Russian Federation. Western States of the United St…
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Pollution in the ocean is a major problem that is affecting the ocean and the rest of the Earth, too. Pollution in the ocean directly affects ocean organisms and indirectly affects human health and resources. Oil spills, toxic wastes, and dumping of other harmful materials are all major sources of…
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Answer The 'average' ocean or sea has a salinity of about 3.5%. Assuming that a gallon of water is roughly 8 pounds, this would be about 4.5 ounces. In metric, about 35 grams per liter.
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File a complaint with the prosecuting attorney's office.The AOC for the state of Georgia is 16 by statutory law.However, protection from prosecution of statutory rape when it concerns an adult and a minor who is the age of consent has been declared unconstitutional in almost every instance.Because o…
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the body has a high content of salt,therefore the sweat and sperm and our tears are salty
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South Carolina is located on the Atlantic Ocean.
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It doesn't The temperature and salinity of seawater determine its density. Water gets denser as it gets saltier and reaches a maximum density at 4 °C. Salinity does affect the boiling point and freezing point of water, but not its temperature.
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Answer The Pacific and the Atlantic.
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You should know this, and wiki.answers, is not a reliable source. Because they get retards like me to write the answer.
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There are 50 states in the United States.
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Another way: sketch or transfer a design on your shell, and use a air or electric grinder, (Fordom and Dremal are two that I use), Diamond and carbide bits work very well, then just trace your design with your grinder. you can fill etching with paint, ink,etc..Good-luck Etching Seashells A man I kn…
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the Pacific, Arctic, and southern ocean
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It is Christmas Island! I kid you not, it is a real island. It is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean. Below is the link to the Wikipedia information where it lists on the right column that it is in fact 52 square miles.
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It's roughly a 70.1%/29.9% split in favor of the oceans.
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Mean Sea Level There is a point in Cornwall, in the UK, where there is a hatch in a building and underneath is a mark from which mean sea level for the entire world is calculated. It is in Newlyn, I think. Answer MSL is the average between high and low tides, and is a datum point used to de…
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ANSWER:I think that nobody really knows for sure on how many fish are in the ocean but we better look after the environment otherwise there will be nothing left.
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THOUSANDS and possibly MILLIONS of species live in the coral reef habitat. We haven't even BEGUN to classify ALL OF the dazzling array of life that the coral reef habitat supports. However, SOME of these are: sponges, nudibranchs, black tip reef sharks, groupers, clown fish, eels, parrot fish, snap…
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Any trash we have can end up in the ocean. Anything from toys to water bottles to plastic bags are out there floating around in the sea. Even cruise ships are aloud to dump their trash straight into the ocean as long as it is the size of a penny, or smaller. The trash is then eaten by an ocean anima…
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Along the southern coast of Alaska is the Aleutian Trench.
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The "Seven Seas" is an ancient phrase for all of the world's oceans. Since the 19th century, the term has been taken to include seven oceanic bodies of water: the Arctic Ocean the North Atlantic Ocean the South Atlantic Ocean the Indian Ocean the North Pacific Ocean the South Pacific Ocean the Sout…
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there is a bunch of waste no were to put it. it will pollute the water and air of the world
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It was the when the US started sharing weapons with Great Britain
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Answer Amelia Earhart first woman to fly across the Atlantic in a multi-person plane in 1928 with pilot Wilmer Stultz. She became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 1932. She set another first on 1935 by being the first woman to fly solo over the Pacific Ocean, from Hawaii …
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The answer to this question depends on the oxygen concentration that you are using and, to a degree, your body chemistry. Hal Watts has reportedly made many "bounce" dives on "air" (21% oxygen 79% nitrogen) in excess of 400 feet in sea water. Discounting the narcotic effect of nitrogen, ambient O2 o…
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The Adriatic Sea.
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The Pacific is more calm then the Atlantic. Pacific means 'peaceful'. So dur-the Pacific is more calm then the Atlantic. +++ NEITHER BOTH oceans can be very calm or very rough, and by no means evenly thanks to their sheer area! One of the most commonly calm sea areas is in the tropical Atlantic, and…
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Answer NO. And you can't dig a hole to China, either. The answer is Yes. In places. If you were to go straight down from the Azore Islands, you'de come out east of Australia and north of New Zealand.
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Along coasts, this is caused by winds blowing at a right angle to the shoreline. The surface water is pushed away, bringing deep, cold water (rich in nutrients) to the surface.
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There are more than two countries in the Caribbean Islands. There is Cuba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, and several smaller countries.
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Ferdinand Magellan
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Answer 1) The Atlantic Ocean got it's name from Greek and means "Sea of Atlas" 2) The Pacific Ocean got it's name from Latin (Mare Pacificum) and means "peaceful sea" 3) The Indian Ocean from India, the Arctic Ocean from the Arctic, and the Southern Ocean from the South.
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Almost all species of Angler fish live at depths of 1000 meters or more, in the pelagic zone. One species caught commercially is the goosefish (family Lophiidae), a muddy bottom fish.
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The mangrove tree must be near the ocean because that its roots can survive in salt water.
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Many nations are land locked, meaning they have no coast line at all. Australia is surrounded by water, the names of which (clockwise from the north) are Arafura Sea, Coral Sea, Tasman Sea, Indian Ocean (south and west), and Timor Sea. The United States is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west…
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It is safe as long as there is someone experienced.
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The whale shark is the largest fish. It can can measure over 60 ft and weigh over 34 tonnes, about 75,000 pounds.
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IN PONDS AND SWAMPS
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Any of the several species of Cyclothone, a deep-water fish sometimes called a "bristle mouth." Rarely visible at depths that people can readily reach, the fish is about the size of a small minnow. It is netted at 500 meters or deeper all over the world.
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Yes The presence of any solute in water has the effect of lowering its freezing point and raising its boiling point. More salt will cause this effect to be greater. Why it does that is complex, but below is a pretty good description. The following is taken from the site listed to the left of this …
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Buoyancy is the net upward force experienced by an object in a fluid. Pascal's principle dictates that fluid pressure on an object increases with depth, so there is greater pressure on the bottom of the object than the top, resulting in a net upward force. When an object's buoyancy is greater than i…
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There are many reasons bacteria play a critical role in maintaining life on Earth. For one, bacteria are the primary decomposers upon the earth. They are required to keep the cycle of nutrients going. When something dies, bacteria (and fungi and yeast) decompose it and it's nutrients are then able …
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Because only pure water can evaporate. Salt cannot evaporate. That is the reason why. Edit: Not exactly true. SOME salt DOES evaporate (it takes a higher temperature than H2O), so rain water IS salty, just not so much that a person can taste it.
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Fiji, Galápagos Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Christmas Island, Easter Island, the Hawaiian Islands, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Guam, Magnetic Islands, Cook Island, Taihiti, Marquesas, Samoa, Tonga, Santa Cruz Islands, Midway Islands, Yep Islands, Truk Islands, Phoenix Islands, Baker Isla…
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Because animals pee in it and animals pee is obviously blue ;D
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The ocean looks blue because water is a blue chemical and because of the reflection from the sun. Water absorbs the red end of the spectrum and reflects the blue end.
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From the spectrum of the visible light water absorb red, orange, yellow and green radiations. And the result is that we see the blue and violet radiations. Red, orange, yellow and green radiations have longer wavelengths than blue, indigo and violet radiations. The depth of water and variation of co…
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The Panama Canal connects the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean.
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Some examples of sea decomposers are fungi and bacteria. They play an important role in the release of the last nutrients and minerals from organics and reprocessing them back to the ecosystem.
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No, not because of whale sperm. The sea is salty because there is more than 2% salt dissolved in sea water. A mixture of salty substances is washed out of rocks by rivers and deposited into the sea. When rain falls on the land it gradually dissolves minerals. The dissolved salts slowly enter the riv…
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There are only around 5000 tigers left in the wild in the world today.
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The deepest point in the ocean is the Mariana Trench, located in the Pacific Ocean. It has a maximum depth of 10,923 metres (35,840 ft).Within the Marianas Trench is an even deeper slot--the Challenger Depths--at 36,200 feet.
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The Adlantic OceanThe adlantic is the shallowest as well as the smallest of the worlds oceans. Arctic Ocean's average depth is only one quarter that of the Pacific.Average depth: 3,407 feet (1,038 m)Deepest point: 17,881 feet (5,450 m) in the Eurasian Basin
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All light penetrates water to a certain extent. However, the shorter the wavelength of the light, the more energy it carries and the less it is absorbed by the water. Blue has a short wavelength compared to red light, so it penetrates further than most of the rest of the visible spectrum.
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