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I have a question about the artic is it fresh water and if it isn`t how does the extreme cold manage to freeze the salt water?



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Hi Robert,

The ocean itself is not fresh water, but the ice is. If you put seawater in a freezer that works pretty well (simulating the arctic), you'll get a layer of ice on top, and some unfrozen fluid, which is slightly saltier.

Don
Donald Yee Ph.D.



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