Lecture 10 Oceans General and Salts

Lecture 10 Oceans General and Salts - Ocean Fundamentals...

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Ocean Fundamentals
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388 billion billion gallons Percentage of total earth water = 97% Volume: 316 million cubic miles
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6000 feet deep ( > 1mile)
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Southern Ocean International Hydrographic Organization, 2000 The Oceans of the World
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The World Ocean Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Mediterranean Sea
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The World Ocean Strait of Gibralta r Mediterranean
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Black Sea Connected to Mediterranean By the Bosporus strait.
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Caspian Sea Largest Inland Body of Water (Lake?) Endorheic Sea 143,000 sq. mi.) Volga
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Lake Superior Largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area
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Southern Ocean
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World Oceans by Size 1. Pacific (155,557,000 sq km) 2. Atlantic (76,762,000 sq km) 3. Indian (68,556,000 sq km) 4. Southern (20,327,000 sq km) 5. Arctic (14,056,000 sq km) Total area: 140 million square miles (70% of earth’s surface)
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Ocean Deeps Pacific 14,000 ft Atlantic 12,900 ft Indian 12,700 ft Southern 12,000 ft Arctic 4,300 ft Overall Average Depth: 2.33 miles Averages
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Pacific Mariana Trench 35,827 ft Atlantic
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course SOS 2007 taught by Professor Dr.jamesbonczek during the Summer '07 term at University of Florida.

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Lecture 10 Oceans General and Salts - Ocean Fundamentals...

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