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The Atlantic Ocean is the name given to that vast stretch of world ocean that
separates the continents of Europe and Africa from those of North and South
America. The term, derived from Greek mythology, means the Sea of Atlas. It is
second in ...
A few thousand years ago the ocean level was lower, and the shelf belonged to
the continent; almost certainly, it will again, in the future. It is this nonoceanic part
of the ocean with which man is most concerned, for here fish and minerals are ...
The upwelling of cold waters returns nutrients to the littoral benthic and euphotic
zones, sustaining the animal life there, and so completing the ocean's life cycle.
ECONOMIC RESOURCES Biological resources. The Atlantic Ocean contains six
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