TITLE

Pacific Ocean

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Oceans Atlas;2007, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the Pacific Ocean from a chapter of the book "Oceans Atlas: An Interactive Ocean Adventure" is presented. It notes that the ocean covers a third of the planet but is shrinking because its fringes are being eaten away by active subduction. It reveals that the cold seas of the northwest Pacific are rich in plankton during the warmer months. A map which shows the main features of the ocean floor is provided.
ACCESSION #
43827251

 

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