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    Oceans Practice Test

    If necessary, review: Oceans Help Characteristics of Oceans Help ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Characteristics of Oceans Help

    Salinity It has been estimated that if all of the oceans’ water were poured off, salt would cover the continents to a depth of 1.5 m. That is a lot of salt! Salinity is the amount of salt found in ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Ocean Regions Help

    Ocean Regions Surrounding nearly all continents is a shallow add-on to the land called the continental shelf . This land shelf is fairly thin, 30–60m deep, compared to the thousands of meters deep in the open ocean. It stretches ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Currents and Tides Help

    Currents Ocean waters are constantly on the move. Currents flow in complex patterns affected by wind, salinity and temperature, bottom topography, and the Earth’s rotation.

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Atlantic and Pacific Oceans Help

    Atlantic Ocean There are several differences between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, but here are some of the highlights. The Atlantic Ocean is divided into two sections by the Mid-Atlantic Ridge; the margins of the North ...

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