What three oceans border North America?
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What three oceans border North America?


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The three oceans that border North America are the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and the Arctic Ocean. Other bodies of water, like the Gulf of Mexico, also border the continent.

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North America, which is the world's third largest continent, finds itself nestled among a number of bodies of waters in addition to oceans, which includes the Hudson Bay, Beaufort Sea, Gulf of Alaska and the Caribbean Sea.

In addition to exterior bodies of water, North America contains a number of bodies of water within its land mass. These include the Great Lakes, the Mississippi River, Lake Winnipeg, Lake Manitoba and Colorado River.

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