Those limits include all water below 60 degrees south and some of it like the arctic ocean is frozen. Barents sea beaufort sea chukchi sea east siberian sea greenland sea kara sea laptev sea lincoln sea.
It is located across the northern part of the globe above the north american european and asian continents.
A map of all the oceans in the world. Click on above map to view higher resolution image. The arctic ocean is unique due mostly to the extremely cold climate it is located in. Non complete list of the earth s oceans and seas.
There are at least 212 906 named marine species currently. However there is only one global ocean. The ocean is a vast body of water covering around 72 of our planet s surface.
In addition the map has a compass which shows the direction and the position of the north pole. The pacific ocean is located between the southern ocean asia and australia in the western hemisphere. The largest of all the oceans is the pacific ocean.
Countries a list ski resorts a list islands a list oceans and seas. For many years there were four different oceans. Maps of oceans and seas.
World map of oceans and seas miller projection. The ocean covers about 71 of the surface of the earth. For many years only 4 four oceans were officially recognized and then in the spring of 2000 the international hydrographic organization established the southern ocean and determined its limits.
Check out all the detailed reports about each of these 5 oceans of the world. Cities a list continents. According to noaa there are five ocean basins in the world arctic atlantic indian pacific and southern.
According to the cia world factbook it covers 28 percent of the earth and is equal in size to nearly all of the land area on the earth. It happens to be the most shallow of all oceans on earth. The pacific ocean the atlantic ocean the indian ocean and the arctic ocean.
The world map displays all the continents of the world as well as all the oceans. However in 2000 the international hydrographic organization decided to add the southern ocean. The pacific ocean is by far the world s largest ocean at 60 060 700 square miles 155 557 000 sq km.
The pacific ocean is the world s largest water body and contains about 25 000 islands. The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page augustine of hippo. If you don t know about any we have enlisted all the names of the 5 oceans so that you can get more about them easily.
Undersea earthquakes volcanoes and landslides. The arctic ocean is the smallest of the world s oceans.