However there is only one global ocean. Arctic ocean is the smallest and shallowest of all the oceans in the world.
Greatest depths in the ocean.
Map of the oceans. Arctic ocean is the world s smallest and shallowest ocean of all 5 oceans. The ocean supports the life of nearly half of all species on earth providing 20 percent of the animal protein and five percent of the total protein. In size the arctic ocean is about the size of russia.
World sea routes map world physical map world river map top ten largest oceans and seas world seaports map how many oceans touch canada. An ocean is a vast body of saline water that makes up a huge part of our planet s hydrosphere. Artic ocean is surrounded by the eurasian and north american continents.
Further to this it is the coldest and least salty ocean. The ocean covers about 71 of the surface of the earth. World map of oceans and seas miller projection.
Southern 21 960 000 sq km larger map. According to noaa there are five ocean basins in the world arctic atlantic indian pacific and southern. The 5 oceans by size.
This is almost the size of the whole of the country of russia. Mariana trench pacific 35 827 ft puerto rico trench atlantic 30 246 ft java trench indian 24 460 ft arctic basin arctic 18 456 ft. The ocean is a vast body of water covering around 72 of our planet s surface.
Click on above map to view higher resolution image. Non complete list of the earth s oceans and seas. Indian 70 560 000 sq km larger map.
But over the years glaciers have melted threatening sea levels to rise. There is a total of five oceans on the planet earth. Arctic 15 558 000 sq km larger map.
It stretches from the west coast of north and south america to the east coast of the asia and australia continent. Pacific ocean the pacific ocean is the largest of the world s oceans. Ocean continuous body of salt water held in enormous basins on earth s surface.
Oceans play an integral role in many of the earth s systems. Keeping in mind the world is a sphere this map shows the pacific ocean on both the left and right sides. Atlantic 85 133 000 sq km larger map.
They are the pacific the atlantic the indian. It clovers and area of around 13 986 000 square kilometres. Because it s located at the north pole the arctic ocean has polar ice.
The pacific atlantic indian arctic and southern oceans. Pacific 168 723 000 sq km larger map. There is one world ocean but researchers often consider it five.
Arctic ocean lies mostly in the arctic circle. Covering nearly 71 percent of earth s surface the oceans have an average depth of 3 688 metres 12 100 feet. Barents sea beaufort sea chukchi sea east siberian sea greenland sea kara sea laptev sea lincoln sea.