Although temperatures vary across both oceans, the Atlantic ocean is warmer on average, sometimes by as much as 16 degrees Fahrenheit at a given latitude. This is due to a number of factors, such as it being shallower, smaller and narrower than the Pacific ocean.Know More
The Pacific ocean covers 35 percent of the Earth's surface, and the Atlantic covers only 21 percent. The Pacific ocean is the largest ocean and is almost as large as half of the other oceans combined. It also has the deepest average depth and the point of the lowest elevation on Earth.
The Atlantic ocean receives more fresh water through run-offs than any other ocean. The Amazon, Mississippi, Saint Lawrence and Congo all empty into it.Learn More
The bodies of water around France include the Mediterranean Sea, the North Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, the Rhine River and the English Channel. France also borders countries such as Germany, Italy and Switzerland.Full Answer >
There are six bodies of water in Jamaica, including popular tourist destinations like Blue Lagoon, Dunn's River Falls and Rio Grande. Other bodies of water include Martha Brae River, Somerset Falls and Y.S. Falls.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 >
The Danube River flows through Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine. Its headwaters begin with the confluence of the Brigach and Breg rivers in the town of Donaueschingen in western Germany's mountainous Black Forest region and empties into the Black Sea at the Danube Delta in western Ukraine.Full Answer >