It is named for the river Indus and Ancient India on its north shore. The Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea are all parts of this ocean.
What are the 7 ocean names?
The Seven Seas include the Arctic, North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific, Indian, and Southern Oceans.
Which ocean is not salt water?
The ice in the Arctic and Antarctica is salt free. You may want to point out the 4 major oceans including the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic. Remember that the limits of the oceans are arbitrary, as there is only one global ocean. Students may ask what are the smaller salty water areas called.
Why is an ocean named after India?
The Indian Ocean is named after India because of its strategic location at the head of the ocean from ancient times and its long coastline which is longer than any other country in the Indian Ocean rim.
What are the 50 seas?
- Hudson Bay. James Bay.
- Baffin Bay init fam.
- Gulf of St. Lawrence.
- Caribbean Sea.
- Gulf of Mexico.
- Sargasso Sea.
- North Sea. Baltic Sea. Gulf of Bothnia.
- Irish Sea.