Describes the actual, chemical, and organic facets of the world's oceans, together with international tides, water plenty, the vegetation and animals dwelling within the oceans, and the way scientists learn each one aspect.
Title: Investigating Earth's Oceans
Author: Anderson, Michael (EDT)
Publisher: Rosen Pub Group
Publication Date: 2011/08/15
Number of Pages: 88
Binding sort: LIBRARY
Library of Congress: 2010049489
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