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Two Oceans, Atrantic And Pacific Meet But Do Not Mix

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Even though the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans are generally adjacent, the two oceans never meet. Few people have had the chance to visit this gulf where the two oceans meet, so they've taken the time to explain to people the rare feature of a boundary line, which can be clearly seen in the picture by the two different colors of water.

Scientific investigation has shown that the two water masses only meet a few meters from the actual oceanic border due to variances in topographical depth between the two seas. Due to a variety of factors, the two water masses do mix, albeit at a slower rate than planned.

The two oceans are said to be indifferent geographical areas and have different characteristics. The Atlantic is thought to be more saline than the Pacific because it receives more salty rivers than the Pacific. As a result, Atlantic water is denser than Pacific water, separating the two.

The variation in water temperature also plays a role in the establishment of the ocean's borderline. Pacific water has a greater temperature than Atlantic water since it is located in the equatorial zone, which experiences high temperatures. They cannot be blended due to salinity and temperature disparities between the two water bodies.

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