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Is Black sea black in colour?If not why that name?

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Asked by PSA, 30 Oct '12 01:54 pm
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No it's blue just like the others

it's not blue actually, the water is, in fact murkier than that of any other sea or ocean due to the fact that the black sea has no major connection to any bigger seas/oceans so that the dead fish and corals just sit and rot on the bottom of the sea instead of being swept away by the currents, it is also the reason why there is no tide.
Answered by ankit shivam, 30 Oct '12 01:56 pm

 
  
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It's blue just like others but there are actually several possibilities as to why the Black Sea earned its name.

1. The Black Sea was given that name because the lack of oxygen in the water prevents the development of microorganisms, making it appear black.

2. It was called the Black sea because it was a Sea of Death. Sailors of long ago, if caught in a storm, usually died because of the absence of islands at which to harbour, and the ferocity of the storms that hit.

3. The intense fogs which develop over the Black sea absorb the light, making the water appear black.

4. At a certain depth its waters become toxic and poisonous.
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Answered by DaKet the rabel, 30 Oct '12 02:04 pm

 
  
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