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The names of Earth's five oceans are the Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific and Southern Oceans. At 155,557,000 square kilometers, the Pacific Ocean is the world's largest ocean, while the Arctic Ocean is the smallest at ... More »

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While the specific origin of the Indian Ocean's name is not commonly known, it is generally believed to have been named due to its proximity to India. During the 15th century, when sailing ships were used to transport go... More »

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The names of the earth's five oceans are the Atlantic, the Pacific, the Arctic, the Indian and the Southern (or Antarctic) Oceans. Actually, there is only one global ocean, but the various divisions have been recognized ... More »

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The five named oceans of the world are the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Southern Oceans. In reality, Earth is covered by one global ocean. More »

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There are only five named oceans: the Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific and Southern Oceans. By some accounts, the Seven Seas include both South and North Pacific and Atlantic bodies of water, accounting for the two addi... More »

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The Earth's five oceans are: the Pacific, the Atlantic, the Indian, the Southern and the Arctic. Whereas the Pacific Ocean is the largest, spanning 60,060,700 square miles, the Arctic is the smallest, extending only 5,42... More »

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The four oceans on Earth are the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian and Arctic. These four oceans make up about 70 percent of the planet. The southern portions of the former three oceans merge at the Antarctic region, but this ar... More »

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