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Pacific Ocean
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Largest world's ocean
Information
Range Body of water between the Southern Ocean, Asia, Australia, and the Western Hemisphere
Area 155.557 million sq km
Coordinates 0 00 N, 160 00 W
Coastline 135,663 km
Elevation Extremes Lowest point: Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench -10,924 m
Highest point: sea level 0 m
Countries and Territories
Bordering Countries Asia, North America, Oceania and South America

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest ocean. It has more reefs than any oceans and occupies by many marine animals and flora alike. The Pacific Ring of Fire mostly on this ocean, which causes the occasional earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis.

Reefs that can be found at Pacific Ocean:

  • Astrolabe Reef
  • Beveridge Reef
  • Bligh Reef
  • Cakaulevu Reef
  • Carondelet Reef
  • Chevron Reef
  • Conway Reef
  • Daintree Reef
  • Ernest Legouve Reef
  • Filippo Reef
  • Fonuafo'ou
  • French Frigate Shoals
  • Gageo Reef
  • Great Astrolabe Reef
  • Haymet Rocks
  • Indispensable Reefs
  • Jupiter Reef
  • Karitane Shoal
  • Kingman Reef
  • Lisianski Island
  • Maria Theresa Reef
  • Maro Reef
  • Midway Atoll
  • Minerva Reefs
  • Nelscott Reef
  • Pactolus Bank
  • Parangdo
  • Pearl and Hermes Atoll
  • Portland Reef
  • Rainbow Reef (Fiji)
  • Rivadeneyra Shoal
  • Schjetman Reef
  • Sponge Reef Project
  • Supply Reef
  • Swami's (surfing)
  • Tema Reef
  • Three Brothers (islands), Alaska
  • Vanderbilt Reef
  • Wachusett Reef
  • Winslow Reef, Cook Islands
  • Winslow Reef, Phoenix Islands

GeographyEdit

The Pacific Ocean is home to several small volcanic islands and atolls. The Ring of Fire surrounds it and it engulfs Australia, and Japan. It borders west United States and East Asia. It is a very large area.

Mariana TrenchEdit

The Mariana Trench is the deepest trench in the world. A lot of research is being held on the Mariana Trench and many fish can be discovered down there like Giant Squid, Megamouth Sharks, and lots of jellies. It is located off of Japan.

HabitatsEdit

The Pacific Ocean is know to several fish. Some popular fish are:

  • Humpback Whale
  • Sea Nettle
  • Giant Squid
  • Reef Fish
  • Blue-Spotted Stingray
  • Box Jellyfish (Sea Wasp)

Special Exhibits Edit

  1. Aquarium of the Pacific - Located in Long Beach, California with many exhibits exclusively about the Pacific Ocean.

External Links Edit

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