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The Indian Ocean
Transcript of The Indian Ocean
Bottom of the ocean
The Indian Ocean has a Mid- Indian Ridge under water mountain.Volcanoes rise the ocean basin.
The Indian Ocean is 26 million square miles and covers Africa and Asia put together that's why is the third largest ocean.
The Indian Ocean can be windy and rainy.Alot of rain blow over the northern Indian Ocean.
The Indian Ocean is salty and warm.The water near the ocean's surface is warm by the sunlight.The Indian Ocean's water can reach 85 degrees Fahrenheit.
The depth of this ocean is about 12,785 feet.The deepest place is Java Trench.To study the plants and animals they need something called submersibles to go deep.
The Indian Ocean has alot of animals that live.Some examples are:Blue Whales,Leather Back sea turtles.Some animals hide in the coral reefs.
Many plants in the Indian
Ocean grow in shallow water.Some plats are sea
weed,and sea grass and they grow near coral reef.
The Indian Ocean's plants and animals need clean water but oil is spilled in The Indian Ocean.The oil that was spilled in 1991 caused alot of animals to die.
The Red Sea is the saltiest part of the Indian Ocean.
Mud skipper Gobies live along the coastof the Indian Ocean.These fish can crawl onto land.They use their fins to move.They can climb mangrove trees near the shore!