One way minerals and salts are deposited into the oceans is from outflow from
rivers, which drain the landscape, thus causing the oceans to be salty. Credit: ...
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.
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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.
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
Oct 12, 2007 ... The saltiness of the sea comes from dissolved minerals, especially sodium, ...
released salt ions that reached the ocean via rainfall or land runoff.
Sep 17, 2012 ... Salts enter the ocean through rivers, which, before entering pass over rocks and
soil, and pick up salt along the way.
Why are the Oceans Salty? Watercycle As water flows in rivers, it picks up small
amounts of mineral salts from the rocks and soil of the river beds.
Have you ever wondered what you'd do if you were stranded on a deserted
island in the ocean? You'd first want to find food, fire, shelter, and water. Water?
Apr 11, 2014 ... Most of our planet's surface is covered in water – salt water. The oceans that
support so much of Earth's life are around 3.5% sodium chloride ...