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Paceefic Ocean

lairgest ocean on the Yird
(Reguidit frae Paceefic)

The Paceefic Ocean is the maist muckle body o watter on Yird – at 165.2 million square kilometres in area, this ocean (the maist muckle pairt o the Yird Ocean) kivers aboot 32% o the yird's surface an is mair muckle nor aw the yird's laund thegither. Its name comes frae the Laitin name Mare Pacificum, "peacefu sea". It wis gien the name bi the Portuguese splorer Ferdinand Magellan.

Paceefic Ocean
Map o the Paceefic Ocean
Coordinates 0°N 180°W / 0°N 180°W / 0; -180Coordinates: 0°N 180°W / 0°N 180°W / 0; -180
Surface aurie 165,000,000 km2 (64,000,000 sq mi)
Average deepth 4,280 m (14,040 ft)
Max. deepth 10,911 m (35,797 ft)
Watter vollum 710,000,000 km3 (170,000,000 cu mi)
Islands Leet o islands