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Term Ocean
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Large body of seawater on the surface of planet Earth. Currently there are five oceans which are made up of saltwater, bordered by continents, and which were formed millions of years ago. The Pacific Ocean, located between America, Asia and Australia, is the largest. The Atlantic Ocean separates America from Europe and Africa. The Indian Ocean is located between Africa, Asia and Australia. The Arctic Ocean is in the North Pole, and the Antarctic Ocean surrounds Antarctica and is situated south of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans.


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