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The oceans surrounding Antarctica have been officially named the fifth ocean in the world by National Geographic Technology News, Firstpost.

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71% of the earth is covered with water, but there are only four oceans. It seemed a bit unfair, so the kind people at National Geographic (Nat Geo) decided to improve it. And now there is another ocean in the world! They made this announcement on World Oceans Day. So you ask which sea received this title of honor. It is none other than the Antarctic Ocean, the ocean surrounding Antarctica.

Natsio said Since we started mapping in 1915, we have recognized four oceans: the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, India, and the Arctic Ocean. After years of debate on this topic, it was finally decided from June 8th to recognize the Southern Ocean as the fifth sea in the world.

There are five oceans in the world: the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, India, the Arctic Ocean, and the Southern Ocean. Image Credit: Matthew W. Chwastyk / Soren Walljasper, NGM staff.Eric Knight / NASA / JPL; Green Marble

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