An ocean is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet’s .On Earth, an ocean is one of the major conventional divisions of the Worlds Ocean which covers almost 71% of its surface.
Here Check out the List of Top 3 Largest ocean In The World.
1) Pacific Ocean
Area (sq km) : 166,243,550
Pacific Ocean is the world’s largest ocean of Earth, it covers one third of the earth surface and also cover worlds 46% of worlds water.
2) Atlantic Ocean
Area (sq km) : 86,558,900
Atlantic Ocean is second largest ocean, and covers one-fifth of the total surface of the earth. Its name has been derived from Atlas of Greek mythology, making the Atlantic the “Sea of Atlas”.
3) Indian Ocean
Area (sq km) : 73,429,850
Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean and covers 20% of the earth water surface. Named after India, the Indian Ocean is known as Ratnakara, “the mine of gems”, in ancient Sanskrit literature and as Hind Mahāsāgar, “the great Indian sea”, in Hindi.
Do you KNOW ?
The Pacific Ocean’s name has an original meaning of ‘peaceful sea’.