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10 things you didnt know about the oceans

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1. Around 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans.

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2. The largest ocean on Earth is the Pacific Ocean, covering around 30% of the Earth’s surface.

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3. The name “Pacific Ocean” comes form the Latin name Tepre Pacificum, “peaceful sea”.

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4. The deepest known area of the Earth’s oceans is known as the Mariana Trench. It’s deepest point measures 11km. That’s a long dive down!

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5. The world’s oceans are home to incredible creatures that are masters of disguise! Take a look for yourself…

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6. The longest mountain range in the world is found under water. Stretching over 56,000km, the Mid-Oceanic Ridge is a mountain chain that runs along the centre of the ocean basins.

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7. About 70% of the oxygen we breathe is produced by the oceans.

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8. The sea is home to the world’s largest living structure – the Great Barrier Reef. Measuring around 2,600km, it can even be seen from the Moon!

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9. We have only explored about 5% of the world’s oceans. There’s a lot more to be discovered!

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10. The sea can be described as the planet’s mega museum. There are more artefacts and remnants of history in the ocean than in all of the world’s museums combined!

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