Useless Facts On The Sea And Oceans
when a tidal wave is about to hit a coastline the water first recedes all the way to the horizon. If a person were foolish enough to do so, he could walk out several miles before the wave came smashing ashore.
The Amazon River discharges 4.2 million cubic feet of water per second in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Pacific Ocean encloses an area larger than all the land surfaces of the earth put together.
Ninety-seven percent of the world's water is in the ocean.
If the ice floes of Antarctica were to melt, they would raise the ocean level by 240 feet, submerging a quarter of the world.