Subject: General Knowledge and IQ
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
|2||Atlantic Ocean||Separates the Americas from Eurasia and Africa||85,133,000 |
|3||Indian Ocean||Washes upon southern Asia and separates Africa andAustralia||70,560,000 |
|4||Southern Ocean||Sometimes considered an extension of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans,which encirclesAntarctica||21,960,000 |
|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 |
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