25 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About Earth’s Oceans

What if we were to tell you that we know more about the surface of the moon, than of the bottom of our very own oceans? It’s true. The dark abyss that is our oceans hold many secrets, wonders, and unexplored territories that are completely alien to our understanding. But that’s not the only fact that makes our oceans so interesting! Read on to find out 25 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About Earth’s Oceans!

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Antarctica holds as much water in its ice as the entire Atlantic Ocean

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The top ten feet of the oceans holds the same amount of heat as the entire atmosphere

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In water the speed of sound is 1,435 meters per second. That is almost five times faster than it is in air.

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90% of all volcanoes are underwater

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As of today roughly 226,408 underwater animal species have been identified

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