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Why is the ocean salty? - NOAA's National Ocean Service

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Ocean salt primarily comes from rocks on land ... This causes the rainwater to be slightly acidic due to carbonic acid (which forms from carbon dioxide and water) ...

Why is the ocean salty, but rivers flowing into it are not?

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The saltiness of the ocean is the result of several natural influences and processes; water from rivers entering the ocean is just one of these factors.

Why is the ocean salty? - U.S. Geological Survey

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Dec 2, 2016 ... By some estimates, if the salt in the ocean could be removed and spread ... This causes the rainwater to be slightly acidic due to carbonic acid.

Why is the Ocean Salty?

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But not all water tastes salty. Water is fresh or salty according to individual judgment, and in making this decision man is more convinced by his sense of taste ...

Why Is the Ocean Salty? Composition of Sea Water - Chemistry

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Have you ever wondered why the ocean is salty and why most lakes are not? Here's a look at what makes the sea salty and its chemical composition.

Why Is the Ocean Salty? Whale Sperm! - Urban Legends

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Claim: The ocean is salty because whales ejaculate 400 gallons of sperm at ... of sperm when it ejaculates, but only 10% of that actually makes it into his mate.

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May 25, 2015 ... The ocean is salty, but most lakes and rivers are not. Why is this? Get 15% off http ://www.domain.com's s domain names and web hosting when ...

TIL: Why Is the Ocean Salty? - National Geographic

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How is it that we didn't know why the ocean was salty until 1979? National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Bob Ballard explains why such a basic question ...

Why Is the Ocean Salty? | Salt in the Ocean - Live Science

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Sep 17, 2012 ... Salts enter the ocean through rivers, which, before entering pass over rocks and soil, and ... Oceans are salty due to deposits made by rivers.

Why is the sea salty?

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Everyone also knows that fresh water in rain, rivers, and even ice is not salty. Why are some of ... The annual addition of dissolved salts by rivers is only a tiny fraction of the total salt in the ocean. ... The same process made the seas salty.