The World's Greatest Oceanic Depths


Ocean’s are the always being the center point for attraction and the sea shore side or beaches are always being the favorite spots for tourism. Some of the oceans and their details are mentioned below:

5. Arctic Ocean 5,450 m (17,881 ft) Litke Deep, Eurasian Basin

Litke Deep is a sea trench situated at the northeast of Greenland in the Eurasia Basin in the Arctic Ocean. The Litke is the deepest point in the Arctic Ocean with 5,450 meters.

The Eurasian Basin, is one of the two main basins into which the North Polar Basin of the Arctic Ocean is split by the Lomonosov Ridge. It is an addition of the North Atlantic Basin. It is more split by the Nansen-Gakkel Ridge hooked on the Nansen Basin and the Fram Basin. The last basin is deeper one of the Arctic Oceans and has the geographic North Pole is situated at this floor.

4. Southern Ocean 7,235 m (23,737 ft) South Sandwich Trench

The South Sandwich Trench is a deep exact trench in the South Atlantic Ocean lying 100 km to the eastern side of the South Sandwich Islands. The ditch also known as trench is shaped by the subduction of the southernmost part of the South American Plate beneath the little South Sandwich cover. The South Sandwich Islands is a formation of a volcanic island arc which outcome from this functioning subduction. Mount Belinda is the active volcano located at Montagu Island.

3. Indian Ocean 7,258 m (23,812 ft) Java Trench

The Sunda Trench, previously known as, and at times still specified as the Java Trench, situated in the northeastern Indian Ocean, with area of 2,600 km and utmost of 7,725 meters, is the deeper point of the Indian Ocean. It stretches from the smaller Sunda Islands past Java, about the southern shore of Sumatra on to the Andaman islands, about 300 km off the shores of Java and Sumatra, and forms the border between Indo-Australian Plate and Eurasian cover.

2.Atlantic Ocean 8,648 m (28,373 ft) Milwaukee Deep, Puerto Rico Trench

Milwaukee, also recognized as the Milwaukee Depth, is the deeper division of the Atlantic Ocean and is sectioning of the Puerto Rico Trench. It has an utmost deepness of 27,493 feet. It is only 84 miles of the area towards northwest of the shore of Puerto Rico.

The Puerto Rico Trench is an ocean ditch situated on the boundary among the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The ditch of a trench is linked with a multifaceted change between the subduction region to the south along the Lesser Antilles island arc and the main renovate fault zone or platter border that expands west among Cuba and Hispaniola through the Cayman Trench to the shore of Central America.

1. Pacific Ocean 10,923 m (35,837 ft) Challenger Deep, Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench is the depth identified division of the world’s oceans, and the lowest height of the surface of the Earth’s shell. It is situated in the western Pacific Ocean, towards the east side of the Mariana Islands. The ditch is about 2,550 km long but has a mean thickness of only 69 km. It attains utmost deepness of about 11,033 meters at the Challenger Deep, a little slit-formed basin in its floor.


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One Response to “The World's Greatest Oceanic Depths”

  1. Hamid says:

    A good informative article.

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