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Around 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans.
Ocean tides are caused by the Earth rotating while the Moon and Sun’s gravitational pull acts on ocean water.
While there are hundreds of thousands of known marine life forms, there are many that are yet to be discovered, some scientists suggest that there could actually be millions of marine life forms out there.
The largest ocean on Earth is the Pacific Ocean, it covers around 30% of the Earth’s surface.
The Pacific Ocean’s name has an original meaning of ‘peaceful sea’.
The Pacific Ocean is surrounded by the Pacific Ring of Fire, a large number of active volcanoes.
The second largest ocean on Earth is the Atlantic Ocean, it covers over 21% of the Earth’s surface.
The Atlantic Ocean’s name refers to Atlas of Greek mythology.
The third largest ocean on Earth is the Indian Ocean, it covers around 14% of the Earth’s surface.