Q. 14.4( 39 Votes )
Tick the correct box according to the salinity of the ocean water
A. Slanting sunrays, melting snow.
B. Cloudy sky, rainfall throughout the year
C. Clear skies for the most part, perpendicular sunrays
D. Less supply of freshwater, desert area around
E. Low temperatures, ample supply of river water
F. Continental location, desert around, low rainfall
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Answer the following questions.
A) What are the factors affecting the salinity of the sea water?
B) Explain the distribution of salinity around the Tropic of Cancer and tropic of Capricorn.
C) What are the factors affecting the temperature of the sea water?
D) Explain the changes occurring in the temperature of sea water according to the depth.
E) Name the factors affecting salinity.MHB - Geography
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Salinity is low in the land-locked Baltic Sea.MHB - Geography