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composition of ocean

make 8 questions on compostion of oceans

What is salinity? A measure of the mass of dissolved solids in a mass of water.
What is the largest and deepest ocean? The Pacific Ocean
What are 4 criteria scientists use when classifying ocean zones? sunlight, temperature, salinity, and density
What is brackish water? Brackish water is freshwater mixed with sea water.
What is sea water? Sea water is water from a sea or ocean that has an average salinity of 35ppt.
How did the water in Earth's oceans become salty? The rain that fell over Earth washed over rocks and dissolved minerals that formed salt. Rivers and streams carried it.
Which are the two bodies of water are with partly covered sea ice? Southern ocean and Arctic ocean
What are the 3 regions of the continental margins? Continental shelf, Continental slope, and Continental rise
Created by: lancewyatt11