The Oceans: A Book of Questions and Answers

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A fascinating and highly readable account of the wonders of the seven seas, including a wealth of anecdotes of man's interaction with the sea from ancient times to the present. Here, you'll find answers to such questions as: Who were some of the early investigators of the ocean? What causes tidal waves? How did the sea get salty? Do sea monsters exist? What is Atlantis? How can engineers extract energy from the ocean? How are satellites used in oceanographic work today? Why is the ocean blue? The reader can open this book ...

The Oceans: A Book of Questions and Answers 1989, Wiley, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780471607120

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