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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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Only about 30 percent of the Earth's surface is dry land, oceans make up the remaining 70 percent. Earth's oceans are home to hundreds of thousands of marine life forms, but because most of the ocean depths remain unexpl... More »

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The original four oceans are the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian and Arctic; however, the International Hydrographic Organization recognized the Southern Ocean as the fifth ocean on Earth in the spring of 2000. More »

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Most countries recognize five oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Southern, or Antarctic Oceans. Of these, the Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic and Southern are all at least partially located in the Western Hemisp... 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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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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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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