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Oceans

An ocean is a major body of Seawater (salt water). The Earth's oceans cover approximately 71% of the Earth's surface, 361,000,000 square kilometers (139,000,000 sq mi), and can be as deep as of 10,923 meters (6.787 mi).

Earth's Oceans (World Ocean):

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean

Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Southern Ocean

Bodies of water and their sizes

Rank Body of water Square miles (square kilometres)
1 Pacific Ocean 64,196,000 sq mi (166,266,877 km)
2 Atlantic Ocean 33,400,000 sq mi (86,505,603 km)
3 Indian Ocean 28,400,000 sq mi (73,555,662 km)
4 Arctic Ocean 5,100,000 sq mi (13,208,939 km)
5 Arabian Sea 1,491,000 sq mi (3,861,672 km)
6 South China Sea 1,148,000 sq mi (2,973,306 km)
7 Caribbean Sea 971,000 sq mi (2,514,878 km)
8 Mediterranean Sea 969,000 sq mi (2,509,698 km)
9 Bering Sea 873,000 sq mi (2,261,060 km)
10 Bay of Bengal 838,612 sq mi (2,171,995 km)
11 Gulf of Mexico 582,000 sq mi (1,507,373 km)
12 Sea of Okhotsk 537,000 sq mi (1,390,824 km)
13 Sea of Japan 391,000 sq mi (1,012,685 km)
14 Hudson Bay 282,000 sq mi (730,377 km)
15 East China Sea 257,000 sq mi (665,627 km)
16 Andaman Sea 218,100 sq mi (564,876 km)
17 Red Sea 175,000 sq mi (453,248 km)
18 Black Sea 168,500 sq mi (436,413 km)
19 North Sea 165,000 sq mi (427,348 km)
20 Baltic Sea 147,000 sq mi (380,728 km)
21 Yellow Sea 113,500 sq mi (293,964 km)
22 Persian Gulf 88,800 sq mi (229,991 km)
23 Gulf of California 59,000 sq mi (152,809 km)

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