The Southern Hemisphere has more water than the Northern Hemisphere. The Southern Hemisphere is home to the Indian Ocean, the South Atlantic Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean, as well as various seas.
The Southern Hemisphere is where the Tasman Sea and the Weddell Sea are found. These seas make up more than 80 percent of the Southern Hemisphere. By comparison, the Northern Hemisphere is made up of mostly land. Most of the continent of Australia, the southern third of Africa and the entire continent of Antarctica make up the land regions of the Southern Hemisphere. The land comprises only 19.1 percent of the Southern Hemisphere.Learn More
The crest of a wave is the point of maximum positive displacement, or upward movement, away from equilibrium, or an undisturbed state. The opposite of "crest" is "trough," which is the point of the greatest negative, downward displacement.Full Answer >
Traditionally, the number seven in relation to seas is used to refer to all the oceans and seas in the world; however, over a hundred bodies of water possess the name sea. All but four seas are a part of or connect to larger oceans.Full Answer >
The Mississippi River flows into the Gulf of Mexico from its source at Lake Itasca, Minnesota. As the third longest river in the North American continent, the Mississippi River flows a total length of 2,350 miles through the center of the United States.Full Answer >
The Congo River flows through the Democratic Republic of the Congo and borders the Republic of the Congo. The river and the country it flows through were once called Zaire and the Zaire River.Full Answer >