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This is my own reasoning; I don't have a source. Israel of course experienced other miracles before the yam suf, but until then they were still under Paro's control. They were not completely free to serve God and, ultimately, enter the covenant at Sinai. They could certainly have praised God for the earlier miracles (and maybe they did for all we know), ...
Perhaps the same way 600,000 could fit between the poles, an extra 2,000 amoth on all sides could fit in as well.
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