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TEMPERATURE AND SALINITY Temperature. The distribution of the sea-surface
temperature is closely related to the character of the currents. The waters of the
North Equatorial Currents spread to the north and to the south when reaching ...
THE EXOSPHERE When it is stated that the temperature is about 273° K at sea
level or at 50 kilometres altitude or that it is about 1,500° K at 500 kilometres, the
same physical basis of determination is used, and it is incorrect to suppose that a
The vertical temperature distributions for Venus and Mars are qualitatively similar
to the distribution in the Earth's atmosphere, except that the Earth's warm ozone
layer is absent from the atmospheres of Mars and Venus. In each case the ...
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