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The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south and is bounded  ...

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Pacific Ocean largest and deepest ocean, c.70000000 sq mi (181300000 sq km), occupying about one third of the earth's surface; named by the...

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Our Top Ten Pacific Ocean Facts for Kids with lots of useful and interesting information for children to know.

Pacific Ocean - New World Encyclopedia


The Pacific Ocean (from the Latin name Mare Pacificum, "peaceful sea," bestowed upon it by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan) is the largest of the ...

Pacific Ocean - United States History


The role of Pacific Ocean in the history of the United States of America.

How big is the Pacific Ocean?


Jun 17, 2015 ... The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest ocean basin on Earth, covering more than 60 million square miles (155 million square kilometers) ...

Pacific Ocean - Encyclopedia of Earth


Dec 12, 2008 ... The world's largest body of water, the Pacific Ocean, covers about one third of the Earth's surface. This massive ocean is double the size of the.

How did the Pacific Ocean get its name?


Explorer Ferdinand Magellan Named the Pacific Ocean in the 16th Century.

Pacific Ocean Facts - Top 15 Facts about the Pacific Ocean


Interesting Pacific Ocean facts tell us that even though it covers a third of the earth's surface it is actually shrinking in size year on year!

The Pacific Ocean - Geography For Kids - By KidsGeo.com


The largest of all the Earth's oceans, the Pacific Ocean covers twice as much space as any other ocean, and more space than all the continents put together.

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Pacific Ocean | Britannica.com


May 15, 2015 ... In the Northern Hemisphere the Pacific Ocean meets the Arctic Ocean in the Bering Sea. In the Southern Hemisphere the Pacific and Atlantic ...

Geography and Map of the Pacific Ocean - About.com


Geography and maps of the Pacific Ocean.: east china sea south china sea international hydrographic organization cia factbook sea of okhotsk.

Pacific Ocean - World InfoZone


The average depth of the Pacific is just over 4,000m and it contains the deepest ocean trenches in the world. The Mindanao trench, close to the Philippines, ...