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?
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.
Donald Yee Ph.D.
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