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Atlantic Ocean - Wikipedia

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans, with an area of about 106,460,000 square kilometers (41,100,000 square miles). It covers approximately 20 percent of the Earth's surface and about 29 percent of its water surface area. It separates the "Old World" from the "New World".

The Atlantic Ocean occupies an elongated, S-shaped basin extending longitudinally between Europe and Africa to the east, and the Americas to the west. As one component of the interconnected global ocean, it is connected in the north to the Arctic Ocean, to the Pacific Ocean in the southwest, the Indian Ocean in the southeast, and the Southern Ocean in the south (other definitions describe the Atlantic as extending southward to Antarctica). The Equatorial Counter Current subdivides it into the North Atlantic Ocean and the South Atlantic Ocean at about 8°N.

Scientific explorations of the Atlantic include the Challenger expedition, the German Meteor expedition, Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the United States Navy Hydrographic Office.



Languages Web page titles
Afrikaans Atlantiese Oseaan
Albanian Oqeani Atlantik
Amharic አትላንቲክ ውቅያኖስ
Arabic المحيط الأطلسي
Bengali আটলান্টিক মহাসাগর
Bulgarian Атлантически океан
Burmese အတ္တလန္တိတ်သမုဒ္ဒရာ
Chinese 大 西 洋
Czech Atlantský oceán
Danish Atlanterhavet
Dutch Atlantische Oceaan
English Atlantic Ocean
Finnish Atlantin valtameri
French Océan Atlantique
German Atlantischer Ozean
Greek Ατλαντικός Ωκεανός
Hebrew האוקיינוס האטלנטי
Hindi अटलांटिक महासागर
Hungarian Atlanti-َceلn
Indonesian Samudra Atlantik
Irish An tAigéan Atlantach
Italian Oceano Atlantico
Japanese 大 西 洋
Kazakh Атлант мұхиты
Khmer មហាសមុទ្រអាត្លង់ទិក
Korean 대서양
Latvian Atlantijas okeāns
Malay Lautan Atlantik
Mongolian Атлантын далай
Nepali आन्ध्र महासागर
Pashto اتلانتيک سمندر
Persian اقیانوس اطلس
Polish Ocean Atlantycki
Portuguese Oceano Atlântico
Romanian Oceanul Atlantic
Russian Атлантический океан
Slovak Atlantický oceán
Somali Badweynta Atlaantik
Spanish Océano Atlلntico
Swedish Atlanten
Tagalog Karagatang Atlantiko
Thai มหาสมุทรแอตแลนติก
Turkish Atlas Okyanusu
Ukrainian Атлантичний океан
Urdu بحر اوقیانوس
Uzbek Atlantika okeani
Vietnamese ذại Tây Dương
Yoruba زkun Atlلntيkى


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