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The Wonderful World of Completely Random Facts — Issue 35

The Oceans Aren’t Quite Equal

The world’s oceans may seem like they’re all at the same level, but that is not the case. The Pacific Ocean is about 8 inches (20.3 cm) higher than the Atlantic Ocean because the Pacific is less dense, having less salinity on average than the Atlantic Ocean. The change in height also occurs because of each ocean’s…

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