By: Gioia Degenaars
The tides of large bodies of water and the ocean are caused mostly due to gravitational pull of the moon and partially due to gravitational pull from the sun. As the Earth rotates and spins on its axis it gets closer to the sun during...
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By: Allen Teal
The churning of the great bodies of water on the earth is a vital part of the health of the planet. As the ocean’s water rises and falls with the ebb and flow of the tides, nutrients are stirred about to keep them distributed...
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By: William O'Neal Stringer
"Tides are created because the Earth and the moon are attracted to each other, just like magnets are attracted to each other." By Keith Cooley. The surface of the ocean will rise and fall in a predictable manner according to the position of the...
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