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WHO NAMED THE OCEANS AND CONTINENTS ?THIS Q.IS RELATED TO GEOGRAPHY.

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sandeepjangir | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 25, 2011 at 2:39 AM via web

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WHO NAMED THE OCEANS AND CONTINENTS ?

THIS Q.IS RELATED TO GEOGRAPHY.

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aimeefarnum | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted August 23, 2011 at 10:44 AM (Answer #1)

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They were named at different times. Magellan named the Pacific ocean the pacific because it was peaceful after traveling the stormy Atlantic.

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