The Atlantic Ocean, including its surrounding seas, has a mean depth of 10,932 feet. Without taking into consideration its connecting seas, the Atlantic Ocean has an additional average depth of almost 2,000 feet, measuring a total of 12,881 feet deep.Continue Reading
The Atlantic Ocean, second only to the Pacific Ocean in terms of size, encompasses around 20 percent of the planet's ocean waters. It is geographically divided into the North Atlantic and South Atlantic oceans by the equator.
The Puerto Rico Trench contains the Milwaukee Deep, which is the deepest point of the North Atlantic and the entire Atlantic Ocean at 28,232 feet. The South Atlantic's deepest part is located in the South Sandwich Trench at 27,651 feet. The Atlantic waters in the Romanche Trench along the equator measures 24,455 feet deep. The site for the lowest area of the Atlantic is found at Fram Basin at 15,305 feet deep.Learn more about Bodies of Water
The ocean's average depth is 2.65 miles, which is equivalent to roughly 14,000 feet. The deepest known area of the ocean, Challenger Deep in the Marianas Trench, is 36,200 feet deep, 6.86 miles from the surface.Full Answer >
The average depth of the ocean is approximately 14,000 feet (4,267 meters), which is equivalent to 2.65 miles. The average depth of the ocean includes the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic oceans.Full Answer >
The Atlantic Ocean is located between Africa, Europe, the Arctic Ocean, the Americas and the Southern Ocean. It is the second largest ocean in the world.Full Answer >
An ocean liner travels across the Atlantic Ocean from a western European port to New York City in about one week. That is in sharp contrast to a plane, which takes less than eight hours to cross the Atlantic Ocean.Full Answer >