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The five most notable ocean gyres are the Indian Ocean Gyre, the North Atlantic Gyre, the North Pacific Gyre, the South Atlantic Gyre and the South Pacific Gyre. The North Pacific Gyre is the site of a collection of floating man-made debris, known as the Great Pacific G...


The Pacific Ocean borders California. This ocean is the largest on Earth and extends from Antarctica to Asia and from Australia and to the Americas. In total, the Pacific Ocean covers approximately 46 percent of the Earth's surface.


The only sea bordering France, the Mediterranean Sea, borders it to the south between Italy and Spain. The Bay of Biscay borders the western portion of France. The English Channel borders France to its north and separates the country from the United Kingdom.


Japan is an island nation, which means it does not share land borders with other countries. Japan's closest neighbors are Russia, North Korea, South Korea, China and Taiwan.


Ten countries border Brazil, including Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. The only countries in South America that do not border Brazil are Ecuador and Chile.


The United States is bordered by the Pacific, the Atlantic and the Arctic oceans. The contiguous United States is bordered only by the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Alaska is the state that is bordered by the Arctic ocean. The United States shares borders with the countr...


Mexico is located in North America and is bordered by the United States to the north and Belize and Guatemala to the south. Mexico is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The country covers approximately 1,2...