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Southern Ocean Introduction




A Short Background

A decision by the International Hydrographic Organization in the spring of 2000 delimited a fifth world ocean - the Southern Ocean - from the southern portions of the Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, and Pacific Ocean.

The Southern Ocean extends from the coast of Antarctica north to 60 degrees south latitude which coincides with the Antarctic Treaty Limit.

The Southern Ocean is now the fourth largest of the world's five oceans (after the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and Indian Ocean, but larger than the Arctic Ocean).

 

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Geography of Southern Ocean - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of Southern Ocean

People of Southern Ocean - Learn about the population, age structure, birth and death rate, sex ratio, nationality, ethnic groups, religions, languages, and literacy in Southern Ocean

Government and Politics in Southern Ocean - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of Southern Ocean.

Economy of Southern Ocean - Study the GDP, growth rate, per capita, inflation, labor, budget, industries, exports, imports, currency, exchange rates, and economy of Southern Ocean

Communications in Southern Ocean - Browse statistics on telephones, mobile and cellular lines in use, radio broadcast stations, televisions, internet country code, ISP's, internet users, and facts on communications in Southern Ocean

Transportation in Southern Ocean - Offers statistical details on the railways, highways, waterways, ports & harbors, airports, and other facts on transportation in Southern Ocean

Military of Southern Ocean - Provides statistics on military branches, army, air force, navy, manpower, military service, expenditure, and facts on military in Southern Ocean

Transnational Issues of Southern Ocean - Explore international disputes and transnational issues of Southern Ocean

Maps of Southern Ocean - Discover a detailed map of Southern Ocean

Map Database of Southern Ocean - Browse a collection of various region specific maps of Southern Ocean


 





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