It is also known as the intertidal zone because it is the area where tide level affects the conditions of the region. Amphidromic points showing the direction of tides per incrementation periods along with resonating directions of wavelength movements.
If the mixed layer is less thick 10 to 20 metersthe quasi permanent current at the surface adopts an extreme oblique direction in relation to the direction of the wind, becoming virtually homogeneous, until the Thermocline.
Because this deep and cold layer contains the bulk of Oceans atlantic ocean water, the average temperature of the world ocean is 3. The ridge is in effect a long rift zone of mountains, volcanoes, and faulted plateaus. Some Europeans attempted to assimilate these new people through their conversion to Catholicism.
The ocean is situated in an S- shaped elongated basin which lies longitudinally between Eurasia and Africa to the east and Americas to the west. A high heat flowwhich is associated with the extrusion of magma and with seafloor spreadingexists in the rift zone.
In Europe cities grew as a direct result of the wealth and activity of Atlantic trade, as was true for Seville, Glasgow an important tobacco trading centerBristol, Liverpool, and Nantes.
The mid Atlantic ridge has a maximum width of kilometres and also has a great rift valley that extends along most of the length of the ridge. The finer material is not evident on submarine ridges, and the shells of pteropod gastropods mollusks of the gastropod class comprising the snails may be sufficiently abundant there to characterize the deposits as pteropod ooze.
The range of commodities identified in the Americas was great, and the extraction of some commodities prompted profound environmental and social transformations. The former are rocky abyssal hills ; the latter are the abyssal plains that form the upper surface of great ponds of mud that fill many of the broad depressions.
Other birds that have adapted to oceans as their living space are penguinsseagulls and pelicans. Creatures living in the Atlantic Ocean include the manatee, humpback whale, sea lion, starfish, catfish, Atlantic ghost crab, penguins, the green sea turtle, the grey Atlantic seal, various shark species, and various fish species.
European nations claimed dominion over most parts of the Americas; Europeans and Africans migrated across the Atlantic in the millions; American commodities transformed the economies of Europe and diets around the world.
These developments enabled mariners to travel off the coast for long distances, and ultimately brought Europeans not only to new places, but also more cheaply and quickly to places that were previously known.
When they did elect to settle colonies, they clung near the fringes of Spanish settlement. Transferring warm or cold air and precipitation to coastal regions, winds may carry them inland.
While nine of these have collectively been nominated a World Heritage Site for their geological value, four of them are considered of "Outstanding Universal Value" based on their cultural and natural criteria:Geographers divide the ocean into four major sections: the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Arctic.
Smaller ocean regions are called seas, gulfs, and bays, such as the Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of. The Pacific and Atlantic oceans are not actually different colors.
When you look at the ocean on a particular day, the color you see will depend on a variety of factors. When I last saw the Atlantic in September it looked blue, but I’ve also seen it appear green at other times. The Atlantic Ocean is the youngest of the five oceans, having formed during the Jurassic Period approximately million years ago following the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea.
Off the coast of Namibia in southern Africa, diamond deposits have been located in the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic Ocean was first mentioned in BC as Atlantis thalassa in the book The Histories of Herodotus, which in English means the Sea of Atlas.
The Atlantic Ocean is believed to be the youngest of the world's oceans.
The Atlantic Ocean is the world's richest fishing waters and it also contains rich natural gas and oil deposits. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge divides the floor of the Atlantic Ocean into eastern and western sections that are composed of a series of deep-sea basins (abyssal plains).
The greatest depth (c, ft/8, m) is the Milwaukee Deep, in the Puerto Rico Trench, N of Puerto Rico.
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