At 165 2 million square kilometers 63 8 million square miles in area it covers about 46 of the earth s water surface and about one third of its total surface area making it larger than all of the earth s land area combined. This oceanic zone is where cold northward flowing waters from the antarctic mix with warmer subantarctic waters.
South Pacific Islands South Pacific Islands South Pacific
It surrounds the whole region of antarctica that extends north to 60 degrees south latitude.
Map of southern pacific ocean
. Pacific 168 723 000 sq km larger map. 10 911 m 35 797 ft. The 5 oceans by size. Southern 21 960 000 sq km larger map.
Panama city san josé acapulco. The southern ocean also known as the antarctic ocean or the austral ocean comprises the southernmost waters of the world ocean generally taken to be south of 60 s latitude and encircling antarctica. Southern ocean political map. Smaller than the pacific atlantic and indian oceans but larger than the arctic ocean.
It joins the pacific ocean near australia. 00 sq mi 21 960 000 sq km. It extends from the arctic in the north to the southern ocean in the south bounded by asia and australia in the west and the americas in the east. Natural and man made causes of global warming.
Visiting the south pacific. Southern ocean maps southern ocean location map. Unbroken by any other continental landmass the southern ocean s narrowest constriction is the drake passage 600 miles about 1 000 km wide between south america and the tip of the antarctic peninsula. Greatest depths in the ocean.
Indian 70 560 000 sq km larger map. Mariana trench pacific 35 827 ft puerto rico trench atlantic 30 246 ft java trench indian 24 460 ft arctic basin arctic 18 456 ft southern ocean 23 737 ft deepest oceans and seas here. Polynesia map below. Southern ocean also called antarctic ocean the southern portions of the pacific atlantic and indian oceans and their tributary seas surrounding antarctica.
Location the southern ocean is located at 68 4380 s 160 2340 w on the southern portions of the atlantic ocean indian ocean and the pacific ocean. All oceans and seas. The south pacific is etched into the traveller s sub conscious as a series of glorious sunny relaxed palm fringed beaches surrounded by kaleidoscopic fish soft coral sensual girls and muscular tattooed guys. 7 236 m 23 740 ft.
Maps of oceans and seas. The pacific ocean is the largest of the earth s oceans. And it was in gauguin s time a hundred years ago but that perfect combination of. Arctic 15 558 000 sq km larger map.
It extends from the arctic ocean in the north to the southern ocean or depending on definition to ant. South pacific map including islands in polynesia oceania and southeast asia. Atlantic 85 133 000 sq km larger map. Note that australia and new zealand are both in the south pacific.
As such it is regarded as the second smallest of the five principal oceanic divisions. The pacific ocean is the largest and deepest of earth s oceanic divisions. The southern ocean or sometimes called as the antarctica ocean is spread out in the southern antarctic polar region. Online map of southern ocean.
Major ports and cities. 3345×889 402 kb go to map. 1370×1359 771 kb go to map. It is partly covered in sea ice.
Detailed map of southern ocean. 64 000 000 sq mi 165 000 000 sq km.