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Chapter 6.5, Problem 6.16TBF
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Why do you think salinity is so high in the northeastern Atlantic?

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To determine

The reason why salinity is so high in the northeastern Atlantic.

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There are ocean regions that lack rainfall and are characterized by warm dry winds that results in a high rate of evaporation and as a result water will be removed. The rise of water vapor into the atmosphere leaves the salt behind...

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