When Were the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans Separated by Land?
ES2307  Weather Patterns Affect Salinity

Oceanographers investigate differences in ocean chemistry to answer questions about why the differences exist and when they began.

  !   Click the image to see an animation detailing why the salinity levels of the two oceans are different.

Lenni Armstrong, Informmotion, adapted from "From Glaciation to Gateways", Ocean Drilling Program
 

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