TITLE

Atlantic Ocean

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Oceans Atlas;2007, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the Atlantic Ocean from a chapter of the book "Oceans Atlas: An Interactive Ocean Adventure" is presented. It notes that the ocean has developed from a spreading rift between Europe and Africa on one side and North and South America on the other. It explains that the ocean did not exist until half-way through the Jurassic Period since all the ocean floor has been created in the past 175 million years. A map of the Atlantic Ocean which shows the main features of the ocean floor is provided.
ACCESSION #
43827237

 

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