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Seamounts are submarine mountains often volcanic cones, that project 150-3,000 feet (50-1,000 meters) or more above the ocean floor. They are formed primarily by rapid undersea buildups of basalt, a dark, fine-grained rock that is the main component of the ocean's crust. Seamounts form by submarine volcanism.Read more

Currents, Gyres & Eddies

Currents, Gyres & Eddies
Even on the calmest days, Earth's oceans are constantly on the move. At the surface and beneath, Currents, Gyres & Eddies play a crucial role in physically shaping the coasts and ocean bottom; in transporting and mixing energy, chemicals and other materials within & among ocean basinsRead more

Top 10 Most Dangerous Sharks

Few animals instill quite the same fear as sharks. As apex predators, many types of sharks are well equipped to inflict serious injury; large, fast, powerful and armed with row upon row of razor-sharp teeth these fish are finely honed killing machines. Yet with around 400 shark species,Read more

World of Cetaceans

            Tail Fluke Features        Identifying Features Northern & Southern Bottlenose Whales have massive foreheads. Long-finned & Short-finned Pilot Whales are black and no beak is visible. Knicks on dorsal fins can be used to identify a certain whales in a pod. Northern & SouthernRead more

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