The Southern Ocean, also known as the Great Southern Ocean, the Antarctic Ocean and the South Polar Ocean, comprises the southernmost waters of the World Ocean south of 60° S latitude. The International Hydrographic Organization has designated the Southern Ocean as an oceanic division encircling Antarctica. Geographers disagree on the Southern Ocean's northern boundary or even its existence, sometimes considering the waters part of the South Pacific, South Atlantic, and Indian Oceans instead.
Spooky video of 'lost world' sea life deep in the oceanLast Updated on 2012-01-08 00:00:00Scientists have discovered what they call a "lost world" more than 2,000 metres below the surface in the Southern Ocean, near Antarctica. . Report by Mark Morris. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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