Free Printable World Map with Southern Ocean in PDF

There is 5 major ocean on earth, this free world map with Southern ocean will explain to you about one of the major ocean also termed the Antarctic ocean. Pacific, Indian, and Atlantic oceans are the major oceans. This southern ocean is surrounded by the south portion of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans. In the year 2000 International Hydrographic Organization created this southern ocean surrounding Antarctica completely thus also referred to Antarctica ocean.

World Map with Southern Ocean

World Map with Southern Ocean

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This southern ocean surrounds the Antarctica continent at 60 degrees with the north limit. Also, this is the only ocean that has no landmass as a boundary, and the 3 major oceans the Pacific, Indian, And Atlantic oceans form boundaries to it. It has very rapid water circulation which causes a particular change in water and differentiates it from other oceans and the main reason that it is considered as the ocean.

Map of World with the Southern Ocean

Map of World with the Southern Ocean

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The southern ocean is the 2nd smallest ocean in the world with an area of 20.327 million sq km. Amundsen Sea, Bellingshausen Sea, Drake Passage, Ross Sea, Weddell Sea, are the main parts of this ocean. Also, the southern ocean is not universally accepted and recognized by all nations in the world and needs to be verified internationally.

World Map with Southern Ocean pdf

World Map with Southern Ocean pdf

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The department of oceanographic research founds the water circulation of this ocean different from the other 5 existing oceans.  Its size is about double of the U.S.A i.e, 20.3 million square kilometers. Its lowest point is in the South Sandwich Trench and is about 7,235 meters. It is almost cold water temperature which varies from -2°C to 10°C. Its current waves are 100 times the water flow of the world’s all rivers.

Black and white World Map with the Southern Ocean

World Map with the Southern Ocean

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In the IHO there are 68 countries from which 28 countries responded to the research of formation of the southern ocean. In these 28 countries, except Argentina, all countries agreed of creating and giving it a new name. So the name southern ocean was given. Despite all this research and observations, the fact is all the oceans are connected with each other.

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