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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's five oceans

The Atlantic Ocean appears to be the second youngest of the five oceans.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's ocean divisions.
It is located between the continents of North and South America, Europe, Africa and Antarctica. Which cover total area of about 106,400,000 square kilometers (41,100,000 sq mi), The average depth of the Atlantic Ocean is 3,900 meters (12,800 ft). The ocean bed is made up of hills, mountains, tablelands and valleys just as on dry land. The Atlantic Ocean occupies an elongated, S-shaped basin extending longitudinally between the Americas to the west, and Eurasia and Africa to the east.


The Atlantic ocean is the busiest shipping ocean. The Atlantic ocean is the major artery between the Western and Eastern hemisphers. Economic activities include fishing, dredging of aragonite sands..in The Bahamas, and production of crude oil and natural gas in the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and North Sea.

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