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Earth’s Water

Earth’s Water

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Published by: joie gucci on Jul 13, 2008
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EARTH’S WATEREARTH’S WATER
Around 71% of the surface of Around 71% of the surface of the earth is covered by waterthe earth is covered by waterthat is why it is called “ waterthat is why it is called “ waterplanet”.planet”.
 
OCEAN WATEROCEAN WATER
 The ocean world was formerly The ocean world was formerlydivided into 7 seas; namely N.divided into 7 seas; namely N.Atlantic, S. Atlantic, N. Pacific, S.Atlantic, S. Atlantic, N. Pacific, S.Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic.Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic. This term was popularized by This term was popularized byRudyard Kipling , an English poet .Rudyard Kipling , an English poet .
 
 Today, only four oceans are Today, only four oceans arerecognized;recognized;
1. PACIFIC OCEAN – means “ peaceful or1. PACIFIC OCEAN – means “ peaceful orcalm”, named by Magellancalm”, named by Magellan
Covers 1/3 of the global surfaceCovers 1/3 of the global surface
Area; 166 million km2Area; 166 million km2
Ocean floor is dominated by East PacificOcean floor is dominated by East Pacificrise. Western Pacific is divided by deeprise. Western Pacific is divided by deeptrenches. Marianas trench ( 10, 924m) thetrenches. Marianas trench ( 10, 924m) theworld’s greatest depth is located here.world’s greatest depth is located here.
It supplies half of the world’s total fishIt supplies half of the world’s total fishcatch.catch.

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