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J.Spencer, Knowledge enthusiast
Answered: Jan 15, 2019
It's actually funny when you think about it. A living species that is capable of creating technology that has left the solar system and is in interstellar space, should also know everything about...Read More

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John Adney
Answered: May 09, 2017
The older rocks are farther away from the mid ocean ridge

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Carice Snow, Motivator
Answered: Dec 04, 2018
The mid - Atlantic ridge is a mid ocean ridge. The ridge lives along North South axis of the Atlantic oceans. The elevation of the ridge is about 2,350 meters and the highest point is Mount...Read More

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Matz Lewis Clark, College student
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Abyssal plain are plains found underwater. They are large, flat areas seen between the continental rise and the mid ocean ridges. Abyssal plain is known to cover about 40% of the ocean floor. It...Read More

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W. Pratt, Marketing Analyst
Answered: Dec 07, 2018
A whale fall is the carcass of a dead whale that sinks down to the floor of the sea. The massive carcass sinks to the seafloor, where it provides and serves as food for a deep sea ecosystem....Read More

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W. Pratt, Marketing Analyst
Answered: Dec 07, 2018
Many organisms live under whale fall, the organisms that have been observed to live at deep whale falls include organisms like; squat lobsters, bristle worms, shrimp, osedax, crab, sea cucumber,...Read More

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W. Pratt, Marketing Analyst
Answered: Dec 07, 2018
According to the Guinness World Records, the deepest sunken ship that has been wreck and identified is a German blockade runner from World War II. The ship was called the SS Rio Grande. In early...Read More

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Matz Lewis Clark, College student
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Benthic zone is the ecological zone in a body of water. It is usually at the bottom of the water as the benthic zone starts at the shore and extends until it reaches the bottom of the water...Read More

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Matz Lewis Clark, College student
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Guyots also known as seamount or table mount is a term in geology used for an isolated undersea mountain. Erosion caused by waves destroys the top of the seamount causing it to appear flat in...Read More

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Ahmed Gabar, an Egyptian diver holds the record of the deepest depth a deep sea diver has gone. Scuba organization advices recreational divers not to go below 130 feet but Ahmed went a bit...Read More

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
As you go deeper into a sea, the pressure of the water pushing down on you increases. Also, pressure decreases as you come up to the surface of the sea. Each 10 meters depth adds one bar of...Read More

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Ocean trenches are steep depression in the deepest part of an Ocean (Ocean floor), they are natural occurring phenomenon. They are also the deepest part of an ocean. Ocean trench is formed when...Read More

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Mike John, Content Explorer
Answered: Mar 05, 2019
A whale fall can last over 100 years. The decomposition of a whale fall happens in stages.
The first stage takes about 2 years. The process begins with scavengers like sleeper sharks and...Read More

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
Corals in oceans can thrive as deep as 650 feet (250 meters). Corals are mostly found in shallow areas at a depth less than 60 - 150 feet. Shallow corals get most of their energy from sunlight...Read More

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Dec 06, 2018
The number of organisms living on the floor of an ocean is unknown. It is believed that over a million species of organisms live there. Over two – thirds of these species are unknown and...Read More

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