Which Two Continents Are Not Touched by the Pacific Ocean?


Quick Answer

The two continents that do not touch the Pacific Ocean are Europe and Africa. Europe touches the Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic Ocean, while Africa touches the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean. The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of Earth and is double the size of the Atlantic Ocean.

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The Pacific Ocean stretches from Antarctica to the Arctic. It is separated from the Indian Ocean by the Strait of Malacca and a stretch of islands that are located from Australia to Sumatra. The Pacific also includes the most islands. Its approximately 25,000 islands are more than the combined number of islands in the other oceans.

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