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Giant Freshwater vs Saltwater lakes

I got your giant lake right here! Lake Agassiz was an immense lake that existed in north-central North America during the last ice age. It is named for Louis Agassiz, the first scientist to realize ...
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Giant Freshwater vs Saltwater lakes

Salt Dynamics: Salt builds up over time in bodies of water that don't drain out anywhere else. Lakes always have new fresh water draining into them bringing tiny amounts of salts with them. A lake ...
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Giant Freshwater vs Saltwater lakes

The larger the lake the harder it is to generate the required conditions for it to be fresh water. You are asking for a lake area similar to the size of the mediterranean sea. This is not impossible, ...
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How can my fictional race of humans extend the area of their world they can explore?

Stay high. source Your people make hydrogen balloons and use wicker baskets, like the explorers in Jules Verne's Five Weeks in a Balloon. They stay at an altitude comfortable for them. Really they ...
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How can my fictional race of humans extend the area of their world they can explore?

Atmospheric pressure, also known as barometric pressure (after the barometer), is the pressure within the atmosphere of Earth. The standard atmosphere (symbol: atm) is a unit of pressure defined as ...
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How can my fictional race of humans extend the area of their world they can explore?

Dazed and confused : I'm sorry to say your humans are not in a great position. Most of the assumptions in other answers assume the people are different from normal humans - better evolved for the ...
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How can my fictional race of humans extend the area of their world they can explore?

Make them Lizardy 50 degrees is too hot for normal humans to survive for days on end. But these are not normal humans are they? They have evolved to live at 2 bar pressure on a planet that is even ...
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How can my fictional race of humans extend the area of their world they can explore?

They walk... there's no difference here between divers in Earth's ocean and your people other than your people can breathe Assumption: Your "humans" evolved on your planet. You don't say ...
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