The four oceans are the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian and Arctic, and the seven continents are North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Antarctica, Europe and Australia. However, some geographers consider there to be five oceans and either five or six continents.Continue Reading
Some geographers consider the Southern, also called the Antarctic, to be the fifth ocean. Rejecting the seven-continent model, some geographers consider there to be only six continents and combine Europe and Asia into Eurasia. Others argue that there are only five continents: Australia, Eurasia, Africa, Antarctica and the Americas. The argument against combining Europe and Asia or North and South America into one continent, however, illustrates the importance of considering cultural differences when demarcating continents.
Asia is the largest continent in the world, followed by Africa. The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean.Learn more about Maps & Cartography
The names of the continents are Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica and Australia. Asia has both the largest area and the largest population, with about 3.8 billion people as of 2015.Full Answer >
By convention, the seven continents of the world are Asia, South America, Europe, North America, Australia, Antarctica and Africa. However, some geographers use different models that divide the world into six, five and four continents.Full Answer >
There are seven continents in the world: Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, South America, Antarctica and Australia. Asia is the largest continent, with an area of 17,212,000 square miles. Some geographers count Asia with Europe, referring to it as Eurasia due to lack of a distinct separation between the two.Full Answer >
All the continents in the world are Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Australia/Oceania and Antarctica. Most of these continents are in the northern hemisphere.Full Answer >