The Indian Ocean has the fewest marginal seas of the major oceans. To the north are the inland Red Sea and Persian Gulf. The Arabian Sea is to the northwest, and the Andaman Sea to the northeast.
Are there any trenches in the Indian Ocean?
One of the two trenches in the India Ocean is called the Diamantia Trench, which is in the southeastern basin of the India Ocean. Its maximum depth is more than 8,000 meters, or almost five miles, and it is the deepest spot in the Indian Ocean.
Why is it called Indian Ocean?
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.
Which is the deepest point in the sea?
The new survey has shown that the deepest point of the trench is Meteor Deep at 8265 m and is located within the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
Five deepest points of the world’s oceans.
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