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Secrets Beneath Pacific Ocean you Should Know

In the Pacific Ocean, somewhere between Guam and the Philippines, lies the Marianas Trench, also known as the Mariana Trench. At 35,814 feet below sea level, its bottom is called the Challenger Deep — the deepest point known on Earth. ... Challenger Deep is the deepest point of the Marianas Trench.

It covers more than 30% of the earth's surface. It is so large it is bigger than the landmass of all the world's continents combined! The Pacific Ocean is also the deepest ocean. It has extremely deep trenches.

The depth of the ocean -It is sometimes referred to as the midnight zone or the dark zone. This zone extends from 1,000 meters (3,281 feet) down to 4,000 meters (13,124 feet). Here the only visible light is that produced by the creatures themselves. The water pressure at this depth is immense, reaching 5,850 pounds per square inch.

More than eighty percent of the ocean is unmapped, unobserved, and unexplored. Much remains to be learned from exploring the mysteries of the deep.

There is nearly 20 million tons of gold hiding in all that salt water. With only 1 ton being worth nearly $37,000,000.

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