Oceans

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Background: Oceans once kept the New World from the old. Sailors a long time ago thought they would fall off and at the equator the water was boiling hot. Closest point is between South America nad North Afica.
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Atlantic Ocean
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- Amount of time to cross: 2 months for Columbus; fast steam ships 4 days
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- The saltiest
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- half the size of Pacific
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- hurricanes
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- would take 4,000 years to dry up if no water came in or out
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- many Iceburgs
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- gulf steam is warm
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- Labradar-cold
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Pacific Ocean
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- means peaceful or calm; usually calm
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- biggest ocean & longer than all of the continents
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- has Typhoons
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- Habitat- Island has coral reefes around them; good place to live (food grows and plenty of fish to eat).
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- 6 to 7 miles deep
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- International dateline.
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Questions:
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Where did the Titanic sink?
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Which one has volcanoes that became islands?
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Name one. (Bermuda)
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Which has heavier traffic?
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Which is the saltiest?
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The fewest islands?
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Which has mountain islands?
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Which has volcanac islands?

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