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Oceans and Seas

A chart of vital ocean and sea statistics.

Grades:
6 |
7 |
8
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Oceans (90)

Name
Area
Average
depth
Greatest known
depth
Place of
greatest known depth
sq. mi.
sq. km
ft.
m
ft.
m
Pacific Ocean
64,000,000
165,760,000
13,215
4,028
36,198
11,033
Mariana Trench
Atlantic Ocean
31,815,000
82,400,000
12,880
3,926
30,246
9,219
Puerto Rico Trench
Indian Ocean
25,300,000
65,526,700
13,002
3,963
24,460
7,455
Sunda Trench
Arctic Ocean
5,440,200
14,090,000
3,953
1,205
18,456
5,625
77°45'N; 175°W
Mediterranean Sea1
1,145,100
2,965,800
4,688
1,429
15,197
4,632
Off Cape Matapan, Greece
Caribbean Sea
1,049,500
2,718,200
8,685
2,647
22,788
6,946
Off Cayman Islands
South China Sea
895,400
2,319,000
5,419
1,652
16,456
5,016
West of Luzon
Bering Sea
884,900
2,291,900
5,075
1,547
15,659
4,773
Off Buldir Island
Gulf of Mexico
615,000
1,592,800
4,874
1,486
12,425
3,787
Sigsbee Deep
Okhotsk Sea
613,800
1,589,700
2,749
838
12,001
3,658
146°10'E; 46°50'N
East China Sea
482,300
1,249,200
617
188
9,126
2,782
25°16'N; 125°E
Hudson Bay
475,800
1,232,300
420
128
600
183
Near entrance
Japan Sea
389,100
1,007,800
4,429
1,350
12,276
3,742
Central Basin
Andaman
Sea
308,100
797,700
2,854
870
12,392
3,777
Off Car Nicobar Island
North Sea
222,100
575,200
308
94
2,165
660
Skagerrak
Red Sea
169,100
438,000
1,611
491
7,254
2,211
Off Port Sudan
Baltic Sea
163,000
422,200
180
55
1,380
421
Off Gotland

1. Includes Black Sea and Sea of Azov.

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