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For the first time since beginning to make maps more than a century ago, the National Geographic Society said it would recognize the Southern Ocean as the world's fifth ocean.For the first time since beginning to make maps more than a century ago, the National Geographic Society said it would recognize the Southern Ocean as the world's fifth ocean.

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National Geographic announced it was recognizing the body of water encircling the Antarctic as the Earth's fifth ocean: the Southern Ocean.National Geographic announced it was recognizing the body of water encircling the Antarctic as the Earth's fifth ocean: the Southern Ocean.

National Geographic adds 5th ocean to world map

Organization says the Southern Ocean consists of the waters surrounding Antarctica, out to 60-degrees south latitudeOrganization says the Southern Ocean consists of the waters surrounding Antarctica, out to 60-degrees south latitude

National Geographic recognizes new Southern Ocean, bringing global total to five | Oceans | The Guardian

While there is only one global ocean, the vast body of water that covers 71 percent of the Earth is geographically divided into distinct named regions. The boundaries between these regions have evolved over time for a variety of historical, cultural, geographical, and scientific reasons.While there is only one global ocean, the vast body of water that covers 71 percent of the Earth is geographically divided into distinct named regions. The boundaries between these regions have evolved over time for a variety of historical, cultural, geographical, and scientific reasons.

How many oceans are there?

For the first time in the more than 100 years that National Geographic Society has mapped the world's oceans, it will recognize five: Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific and Southern.For the first time in the more than 100 years that National Geographic Society has mapped the world's oceans, it will recognize five: Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific and Southern.

How many oceans does Earth have? National Geographic now says 5. | The Seattle Times

National Geographic has formally recognized a fifth major ocean, the Southern Ocean, whose cold currents encircle Antarctica. The post The World Now Has a Fifth Ocean appeared first on Nerdist.National Geographic has formally recognized a fifth major ocean, the Southern Ocean, whose cold currents encircle Antarctica. The post The World Now Has a Fifth Ocean appeared first on Nerdist.

The World Now Has a Fifth Ocean

National Geographic has officially recognized a fifth ocean, stating the waters encircling Antarctica are definitive enough to be considered a distinct body of water.National Geographic has officially recognized a fifth ocean, stating the waters encircling Antarctica are definitive enough to be considered a distinct body of water.

Surprise! Earth just gained a 5th ocean thanks to National Geographic. Here's why | CTV News

Many scientists have been using the Southern Ocean name for years, but international bodies have been slow to make it official.Many scientists have been using the Southern Ocean name for years, but international bodies have been slow to make it official.

Earth has a 5th ocean, says National Geographic, which upgraded status of waters around Antarctica

Six continents, four oceans… that’s what we all know from school and easy quiz questions, but some say there are five bodies of water on Earth. Will people happily...Six continents, four oceans… that’s what we all know from school and easy quiz questions, but some say there are five bodies of water on Earth. Will people happily...

There Are Five Oceans on Earth Now, National Geographic Says - Sputnik International

National Geographic has formally recognized a fifth major ocean, the Southern Ocean, whose cold currents encircle Antarctica.National Geographic has formally recognized a fifth major ocean, the Southern Ocean, whose cold currents encircle Antarctica.

The World Now Has a Fifth Ocean - Nerdist