The traditional four major oceans are the Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic and Indian. In the year 2000, the International Hydrographic Organization determined and declared a fifth major ocean, the Southern Ocean, located near ... More »

The global ocean system has five main divisions: the Pacific, the Atlantic, the Indian, the Arctic and the Southern oceans. Each area is loosely defined by the dimensions of its basins and the continental landmasses that... More »

The ocean covers 321,003,271 cubic miles, or 70 percent of the Earth's surface, according to the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration. A cubic mile is the volume of a cube that measures 1 mile on each side. The... More »

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 »

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 »

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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The world has five named oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Southern. In reality, Earth is covered by one global ocean, but the ocean has been divided into these five regions for geographic, historical and... More »

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