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ilearngood wrote at 2009-06-14 00:20:23
Does the earth's spin also contribute to the difference in ocean levels across the panama?  I imagine the water on the eastern sides of continents might sort of get caught by the land leading to an increased height when compared to the ocean on the west.

Suanne wrote at 2012-12-06 14:54:22
The answer is simple. Continental movements are squeezing the Pacific and expanding the Atlantic.


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