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How did oceans form?

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How did oceans form?

Oceans:

Oceans are bodies of saline water that take about 70% of Earth's surface. They account for 97% of all water in the planet. Only 3% of the water in our planet is fresh water. The ocean has a great effect on the Earth's climate, since they transfer heat from the tropical zones to the poles thanks to the ocean currents. The ocean can reach depths of 11,000 meters.

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There were several theories about the ocean's origin. Nowadays is mostly accepted that the water in our oceans comes from out planet instead of from...

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Theories About How Oceans Were Formed

from College Earth Science: Help and Review

Chapter 17 / Lesson 15
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