Facts and information about Pacific Ocean

2020-05-26 10:35:08 Written by Google

The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world.

 The name comes from the Latin word Mare Pacificum which means calm sea. Let us tell you some interesting facts about this sea.


 The Pacific Ocean covers an area of ​​165,250,000 square kilometers. The ocean stretches between the United States and Australia.


The Pacific Ocean is so large that if a tunnel is dug in the ground at the site of one of its bay tonks that protrude to the other side of the earth, the other end of the tunnel will also protrude into the Pacific Ocean.


 Astronauts know this ocean as "The Big Blue Eye." The Pacific Ocean covers an area so large that it could cover seven continents of Earth, and yet there is plenty of space for oceans.


 The average depth of the Pacific Ocean is 4,300 meters (14,000 feet).


 The deepest point on earth is the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean with a depth of 10,911 meters (37,797 feet).


 There are about 25,000 islands in the Pacific Ocean, more than the total number of islands in the world's oceans.


Pacific Basin contains 75% of the world's volcanoes. These volcanoes form a ring, also called the ring of fire.


 The Pacific Ocean is shrinking by an inch every year.


Pollution in the Pacific has increased 100-fold in the last 40 years.


 60% of the world's fish come from the Pacific Ocean.


There are also 6 endangered species in the Pacific Ocean.


The Pacific coastline covers 84,000 miles.


The ocean was mapped by Abraham Orteles in the 16th century.


 People migrated to other areas through this sea in three thousand years BC.


In 2014, volcanic ash from the Pacific Ocean was seen flying in the air.


The Pacific Ocean has the potential to affect the world's climate.


The Pacific Ocean is 15 times larger than the United States.