World Ocean Day  Special

Dive into the Depths: Fascinating Facts about Earth's Oceans

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest ocean on Earth, covering an area of approximately 63 million square miles and reaching a maximum depth of around 36,070 feet in the Mariana Trench.

The Atlantic Ocean is known for its extensive coastline, stretching over 41,000 miles and bordered by Europe, Africa, North and South America.

The ocean holds approximately 97% of Earth's water, with only about 3% being freshwater found in rivers, lakes, and underground sources.

The Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean, surrounds Antarctica and is considered the coldest and iciest ocean in the world.

The ocean's deepest known point, the Challenger Deep, is located in the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean. It reaches a depth of approximately 36,070 feet (10,972 meters).

The Arctic Ocean is the smallest and shallowest ocean, mostly covered by sea ice throughout the year. It is home to unique wildlife such as polar bears, walruses, and various species of seals.

The longest mountain range in the world, the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, stretches through the Atlantic Ocean and extends over 10,000 miles. It is an underwater mountain range formed by tectonic activity.