The explanation for this mystery is salty water cycle on the planet, which we explained in detail in the infographic below. Before that, it is worth remembering that the sodium chloride - the chemical name of the popular table salt - is not the only substance dissolved in the oceans. In seawater there magnesium chloride, calcium bicarbonate, magnesium sulfate, calcium sulfate and potassium chloride, among others. The salty taste of sodium chloride predominating over because the substance is by far much more abundant than the others.
don't know but have you heard of the story that there is a legend that a man was grinding salt in the boat that was capsized? The grinding mill is still grinding up till today...
by mintinfo5 years ago
Why does the ocean have salt water?Millions of years ago ocean water was not salty (no I wasn't there). Why does lakes and rivers have fresh water while the seas and oceans have salt water?
by HeavyGuns6 years ago
About water depletion. Why is there a big scare over this? What about water distillation?...Boiling salt water and lettting the steam travel through tubing untill it cools and turns back into water and falls into...
by Haley4 years ago
Why is important to boil noodles in salty water?I've always been told to boil noodles in the "water of the sea" but I don't know why. Is it an old-wives tale or is there some truth to it?
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