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Found: The clearest ocean waters on Earth - earth - 29 June 2007 - New Scientist Environment

Found: The clearest ocean waters on Earth - earth - 29 June 2007 - New Scientist Environment:

* 12:38 29 June 2007
* NewScientist.com news service
* Catherine Brahic

As clear as the clearest lakes on the planet, salty as ocean waters, and roughly the size of the Mediterranean – this, say researchers, is the clearest and most lifeless patch of ocean in the world. And it is in the middle of the Pacific.

'Satellite images that track the amount of chlorophyll in ocean waters suggested that this was one of the most life-poor systems on"

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