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10 Interesting Facts about Ocean

Saturday, October 12th 2013. | Environment


Ocean fact is a fact which still has a lot of mystery. Oceans are the widest part of the earth’s surface. Here are 10 interesting ocean facts.

Ocean Fact 1

Ocean

Ocean


Oceans seas occupy nearly 71% of the surface of our planet.

Ocean Fact 2

More than 97% of our planet is contained in sea water

Ocean Fact 3

The blue color least absorbed by the ocean water, with the same color blue most absorbed by microscopic plants, called phytoplankton, drifting in the sea water.

Ocean Fact 4

A new form of life, based on chemical energy rather than light energy, was at sea in sea hydrothermal vents along the mid-back

Ocean Fact 5

The Great Barrier Reef (1.243 kilometers), is the largest living structure on Earth. Great Barrier Reef can be seen from the Moon.



Ocean Fact 6

Oceans provide 99 percent of Earth’s largest living spaces in our known universe inhabited by living organisms

Ocean Fact 7

More than 90% of this habitat exist in the deep sea known as the abyss and takes less than 10% of living space has been explored by humans

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef



Ocean Fact 8

Mount Everest (the highest point on the earth’s surface 5.49 miles) more than a mile shorter than the Challenger Deep (the deepest point in the ocean at 6.86 miles)

Ocean Fact 9

World’s oceans contain nearly 20 million tons of gold

Ocean Fact 10

Antarctic Ice

Antarctic Ice


This one of facts about ocean. Antarctic ice sheets that form and melt over the ocean every year nearly two times the size of the United States. This is unique ocean fact.



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