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A major portion of sea level is found at:
Ocean floor has varied and complex features.
Along the coasts, salinity is:
Surface salinity is lowered in coastal regions because of the inflow of fresh water from rivers.
Salinity refers to the total amount of
Salinity is the saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water. It is a general term that is used to describe the levels of different salts, such as sodium chloride, magnesium and calcium sulfates and bicarbonates.
The relief feature of oceanic floor shown in the given picture is
Submarine canyons have been found carving deep cracks that extend from near shore to deep sea edge of the oceanic shelf.
The salinity increases with depth and there is a distinct zone called
Salinity, generally, increases with depth and there is a distinct zone called the halocline, where salinity increases sharply. Other factors being constant, increasing salinity of seawater causes its density to increase.
A mid-ocean ridge is an underwater mountain system formed by
A mid-ocean ridge is an underwater mountain system formed by plate tectonics and consequently is termed a divergent plate boundary.
The factor affecting the distribution of temperature of ocean water is
The factor affecting the distribution of temperature of ocean water is latitude, unequal distribution of land and water,prevailing winds ocean currents.
The Coral reefs are a major characteristic of:
The Pacific Ocean has the most coral reefs amongst all the oceans. There are about twice as many coral species in Pacific Ocean reefs as in Atlantic Ocean reefs.
Which one of the following is not a minor relief feature in the oceans: