Where Does One Ocean End And Another Begin?

Hi, this is Kate from MinuteEarth. Earth’s ocean water, all 140 million-ish square miles of it, is all interconnected – which becomes really clear when you look at the world like this. Technically our planet only has one ocean: the giant, not-so-creatively named “world ocean.” But that makes it hard to talk about different parts […]

Who Owns The Arctic Ocean?

This is the arctic ocean – a beautiful, treacherous and increasingly desirable body of water surrounding the northern pole of planet Earth. But who owns this remote wilderness? Can countries even own oceans? The continued warming of the arctic has brought this, the smallest of the world’s oceans into the limelight as a new frontier […]

How the Earth Once Swallowed Its Ocean

Our planet is about 4.5 billion years old (give or take) and it has a history of doing shadowy things, such as creating landmasses and then making them disappear. Around 1 billion years ago, I wasn’t around then, a mysterious supercontinent was formed, and it swallowed and flipped the mainland inside out. And that could […]

The 7 Continents, 5 Oceans–by Nancy Kopman

North and South America Europe, Asia, Africa Australia (Australasia, Oceana) Antarctica The 7 Continents The 7 Continents and 5 Oceans Atlantic Pacific Arctic and Southern and then Indian Atlantic Pacific Arctic and Southern and then Indian The 7 Continents 5 Oceans The 7 Continents, 5 Oceans The 7 Continents, 5 Oceans The 7 Continents and […]

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