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The weight of water pressing on an object.
water pressure
Self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.
scuba
Precipitation resulting from pollution condensing into clouds and falling to the Earth.
acid rain
The place where a freshwater river empties into an ocean.
estuary
Saltiness of the ocean.
Salinity
An underwater vehicle.
submersible
Waste products that damage an ecosystem.
pollution
The repeated rise and fall in the level of the ocean.
tide
An up-and down movement of surface water.
wave
A wall-like structure made of rocks that sticks out into the ocean.
jetty
A luxury liner that hit an iceberg and sank to the bottom of the ocean in 1912.
Titanic
The area where the ocean and land meet and interact.
shore
A pool of sea water found along a rocky shoreline.
tide pool