Animated map exhibiting the world's oceanic waters. A continuous body of water encircling the Earth, the world (global) ocean is divided into a number of principal areas. Five oceanic divisions are usually recognized: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern; the last two listed are sometimes consolidated into the first three.
Seals Help Map Ocean FloorLast Updated on 2010-10-16 at 15:06SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Seals diving deep in the ocean for food near Antarctica are helping provide extremely accurate data for use in mapping the sea floor,... More »
Female Humpback Sets World Distance RecordLast Updated on 2010-10-16 at 14:24A female humpback whale has broken the world record for longest distance ever traveled by a mammal, covering more than 6,000 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian Ocean... More »
Navy for partnership in Indian Ocean regionLast Updated on 2010-02-06 at 15:37Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma on Friday said the Navy preferred to work together with other navies in the Indian Ocean region rather than assume leadership as... More »