Largest ocean

Last updated: October 15, 2017 at 23:10 pm

The Pacific Ocean encompasses almost one third of the Earth’s surface, more than the total land area of the world, with a surface area of 165,250,000 sq. km (63,800,000 sq. mi.). The Pacific Ocean is the site of the deepest point in all of Earth’s oceans as well as several more aquatic world records.

Pacific Ocean. Britannica Concise. 2006. Chicago: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.

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