Ocean and its types

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Ocean and its types

Ocean

The part of the earth which is covered by much water. An ocean is one of the major continent division which cover about 70%of the whole land. In descending order by area, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern, and Arctic Oceans. The device which use to measure the depth of sea and ocean is fathometer.

The major oceanic divisions – listed below in descending order of area and volume – are defined in part by the continents, various archipelagos, and other criteria.

# Ocean Location Area(km2)(%) Volume(km3)(%) Avg.depth(m) Coastline(km)

1 Pacific Ocean

Separates Asia and Oceania from the Americas

168,723,000
46.6
669,880,000
50.1
3,970 135,663
2 Atlantic Ocean Separates the Americas from Eurasia and Africa 85,133,000
23.5
310,410,900
23.3
3,646 111,866
3 Indian Ocean Washes upon southern Asia and separates Africa andAustralia 70,560,000
19.5
264,000,000
19.8
3,741 66,526
4 Southern Ocean Sometimes considered an extension of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans,which encirclesAntarctica 21,960,000
6.1
71,800,000
5.4
3,270 17,968
5 Arctic Ocean Sometimes considered a sea or estuary of the Atlantic,which covers much of the Arctic and washes upon northern North America and Eurasia 15,558,000
4.3
18,750,000
1.4
1,038 45,389

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Things to remember
  • The part of the earth which is covered by much water is known as Ocean.
  • 70.8% part of the earth is covered by water.
  • Among the total percent of water in the earth 89% of water is occupied by ocean.
  • device to measure the depth of sea and ocean is Fathometer.
  • Types of Oceans in world:
  • Pacific
  • Atlantic
  • Indian
  • Arctic
  • Antarctica
  • South China Sea is the world's largest sea.
  • It includes every relationship which established among the people.
  • There can be more than one community in a society. Community smaller than society.
  • It is a network of social relationships which cannot see or touched.
  • common interests and common objectives are not necessary for society.
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