Pacific Ocean: Size, Formation, Depth, Islands, Currents, Climate

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The Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world in terms of weight and depth. It covers more than one third of the surface of the Earth and contains more than half of its volume of water. It is usually done, artificially, a division from the line of Equator: the North Pacific and … Read more

What is La Niña and Causes and Effects of La Niña

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What is La Niña? La Niña is a natural event characterized by abnormal cold ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific. It is actually the opposite of El Niño which is normally realized when the Equatorial Pacific experiences unusual warm ocean temperatures. According to the Australian Bureau of meteorology, La Niña is the positive stage of … Read more

What are Winds, How Do Winds Form and Types of Winds?

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What are Winds? Wind can be defined as air currents or moving mass of air from high pressure areas to low pressure areas. Typically, air under high pressure normally moves towards areas under low pressure. Thus, the greater the pressure difference, the faster the flow of air which creates moving air with considerably strong force. … Read more