Paceefic Ocean

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The Paceefic Ocean (Inglis: Pacific Ocean) is the maist muckle body o watter on Yird – at 165.2 million square kilometres in area, this ocean (the maist muckle pairt o the Yird Ocean) kivers aboot 32% o the yird's surface an is mair muckle nor aw the yird's laund thegither. Its name comes frae the Laitin name Mare Pacificum, "peacefu sea". It wis gien the name bi the Portuguese splorer Ferdinand Magellan.


Coordinates: 0°N 160°W / 0°N 160°W / 0; -160