How Deep Is the Pacific Ocean?


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The average depth of the Pacific Ocean is 3,800 meters, or 12,467 feet. At its deepest point, the Pacific is 10,920 meters, or 35,827 feet deep.

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How Deep Is the Pacific Ocean?
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The Pacific Ocean is the world's largest body of water. It has a surface area of 63,436,200 square miles and provides half of the Earth's surface water. It is the deepest ocean in the world, and its deepest point is called The Challenger Deep.

The temperature of the Pacific Ocean varies depending on the location. It can range from approximately 86 degrees Fahrenheit around the Equator to approximately 28 degrees at the poles.

Most of the world's volcanoes are located in the Pacific Ocean basin. The volcanoes form a complete ring around the basin called the Ring of Fire.

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