Question from Kelly: In school they taught us that the earth’s rivers are constantly dumping salt into the oceans.
If that’s true why aren’t the oceans getting saltier?
It seems to me that after all these billions of years the water in the oceans should be too salty to even support sea life.
So why don’t the oceans keep getting saltier as more and more salt is carried down the rivers and deposited in the oceans? Surely I’m missing something?
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