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Old 07-15-2010, 07:53 PM   #23
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Truth or Crap: Some sharks (today) can live over 300 years.

Originally Posted by mimartin View Post
The largest desert on earth is the Sahara.
Originally Posted by RC-1162
Pacific Ocean, I believe?
Both Crap. Antarctica is the world's largest desert, the North Arctic is the second, and the Sahara is the third.

Parts of the Ocean could be considered a "desert", but these are instead classified as "Anoxic" or "Hypoxic" zones, caused by expanses of ocean with low amounts of chlorophyll and oxygen. Calling them a "desert" is a media term only.
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