The Equator crosses the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. It does not cross the Arctic and Southern oceans. The Southern Ocean is also known as the Antarctic Ocean.Know More
The Equator is an invisible line that divides the sphere of the Earth into a Southern Hemisphere and a Northern Hemisphere. It is equally distant from the North Pole and the South Pole. The Equator is just under 25,000 miles long, with more than 78 percent crossing water. Other planets also have equators.
Latitude of the Earth's equator is zero degrees. The Equator is one of the Earth's five major circles of latitude; the others are the two Arctic Circles and the two Polar Circles.Learn more about Bodies of Water
The five named oceans of the world are the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Southern Oceans. In reality, Earth is covered by one global ocean.Full Answer >
All of the world's oceans are completely or partially within the Eastern Hemisphere. The Eastern Hemisphere contains all parts of the world east of the Prime Meridian and west of the International Date Line.Full Answer >
While there are technically only five oceans in the world, the term "seven seas" was coined in ancient literature and divided the oceans into the Arctic, North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific, Indian and Southern Oceans. As of 2014, the five named oceans include the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic Oceans, and the term "seven seas" is no longer widely used.Full Answer >
Earth's oceans are the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, the Southern Ocean and the Indian Ocean. The Pacific is Earth's largest ocean at over 60 million square miles.Full Answer >