Spain ruled Philippines for almost three hundred years - 333 years (3 centuries). Hence, option (c) is the correct answer.
They first started to settle in 1565 and continued colonial rule until 1898.
places of higher salinity. there are parts of the ocean where hardly any rain falls but warm dry winds cause lots of evaporation. this evaporation removes water – when water vapour rises into the atmosphere, it leaves the salt behind, so the salinity of the seawater increases. this causes the seawater to become denser.