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Paragraph 5 mentions which of the following as an effect of the Moon's gravitation on Earth? A. It causes high tides that reshape the coastlines of continents and islands. B. It causes Earth to rotate on its axis at a somewhat faster speed that it would otherwise. C. It pulls ocean water into a bulge that runs into land masses as Earth rotates on its axis. D. It reduces the force with which the tidal bulge would otherwise pile up against continents.