The Atlantic Ocean spans approximately 41,500,000 square miles and is the second largest ocean in the world. It covers roughly 20 percent of the Earth’s surface and is slightly more than half as large as the Pacific Ocea... More »

The Atlantic Ocean is located between Africa, Europe, the Arctic Ocean, the Americas and the Southern Ocean. It is the second largest ocean in the world. More »

It is not possible to give a single number to represent the average temperature of the Atlantic Ocean in its entirety, given the vast area, multiple climactic regions and varying depths that the ocean covers. There are, ... More »

The Atlantic Ocean covers nearly 77 million square miles, has over 69,000 miles of coastline, and is divided into the north Atlantic Ocean and south Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic Ocean lies between North America and South... More »

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The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world, taking up over 60,000,000 square miles of the world's surface. It is equal in size to all of the land on the planet and covers approximately 21% of the surface of Eart... More »

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While there is no definitive count of all the islands in the world, there are 443 islands in the world with a land area of 970 square miles or greater. There are at least 335 additional islands whose land area ranges fro... More »

Without considering oceans, the largest sea in the world is the Philippine Sea, with an area of about 2 million square miles. It borders the Philippines, Japan, the Marianas Islands and Taiwan. If the term "sea" includes... More »