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The Arctic Ocean is the smallest ocean in the world and is about 8 percent of the size of the Pacific Ocean. Its water is consistently cold with temperatures ranging between minus 30 to minus 70 degrees Celsius throughou... More »

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The word "Arctic" originates from the Greek word for "bear." The Arctic area encompasses more than 18 million square miles. Neanderthal remains found in the Arctic have been carbon-dated to thousands of years after it is... More »

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Arctic seals, more commonly known as harp seals, are carnivorous animals with average life-spans of approximately 20 years, though some live as long as 30 to 35 years. Harp seals can reach a hefty 400 pounds, and their c... More »

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The shallowest ocean in the world is the Arctic Ocean. It has an average depth of 3,407 feet. The Arctic Ocean is the smallest of the Earth's oceans and covers about 3 percent of the world's surface area. More »

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The smallest ocean in the world is the Arctic Ocean. Located in the northern polar region, this ocean covers approximately 5.4 million square miles. Countries that border this ocean include Canada, Greenland, Russia, Nor... More »

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The smallest ocean in the world is the Arctic Ocean at the top of the Northern Hemisphere mostly in the Arctic Circle. The Arctic Ocean is ten times smaller than the Pacific Ocean, which is the largest ocean in the world... More »

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