What are the name of the four major oceans?
Oceans make up about 70 percent of Earth’s surface. There are four major oceans on our planet. They are the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Arctic Ocean.
The Atlantic Ocean is bordered by the Americas on its western shore and by Europe and Africa on its eastern shore. The Atlantic Ocean is located both north and south of the equator.
The Pacific Ocean is bordered by Asia on its western shore and by the Americas on its eastern shore. The Pacific Ocean is located both north and south of the equator.
The Indian Ocean is bordered by Africa on its western shore and by Australia on its eastern shore. Most of the Indian Ocean is located south of the equator.
The Arctic Ocean is connected to both the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. It connects to the Pacific Ocean through the Bering Sea and the Bering Strait and to the Atlantic Ocean through the large opening between Greenland and Scandinavia. Several countries surround the Arctic Ocean, including Canada, Greenland, and Russia.
The four main oceans are the Atlantic, the Pacific, the Indian, and the Arctic.
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