What Is Ozone Layer?

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The ozone layer is a layer in our Earth's atmosphere. It has a highly rich concentration of ozone, thus it's name, ozone layer. It absorbs about 93% of the sun's ultraviolet light, which can be harmful to life on Earth.
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The ozone layer is an atmospheric layer located in the stratosphere.
The ozone layer absorbs 97-99% of the Sun's high frequency ultraviolet light, protecting life on earth from potential damage.
Ozone layer is protective layer in Atmosphere made up of O3. It filters out hazardous Ultra Violet radiation from Sun. It is found between 15km to 24km.
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