Tag Archives: Ocean

Which Central American country has coasts on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea?

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How does La Nina affect ocean temperature?

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What are the two large areas of the ocean that are partly surrounded by land in Australia?

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What ocean currents affect Boston?What ocean currents affect Boston?

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How can ice shelves impact the speed at which glaciers move into the ocean?

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