Why seawater is salty?
when the rain falls on the land it flows into to the river and the rivers flows for longer distance so it absorbs some minerals in the soil and atlast it drains into the sea. Hence the sea contains some dissolved compounds. So it tastes salty.
What is a place where rivers flow into oceans and have very salty water but not as salty as the ocean?
An iceberg, if melted, would be fresh water, or at least much less salty than seawater. There are a couple of reasons for this: * Icebergs tend to break off from glaciers as they reach the sea, and glaciers start out as precipitation (that is, fresh water). * Fresh water freezes at a higher temperature than salt water, so when freshwater ice contacts seawater, what happens is that some of the water component of the…