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Thread: Top 5 Deepest Seas in The World
06-08-2010, 10:30 PM #1
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Top 5 Deepest Seas in The WorldTop 5 Deepest Seas in The World
Here’s a list of deepest seas in the world listed by the ocean. Deepest sea part usually called trench. Since It’s quite difficult to measure how deep is a trench, usually people using 2 special method to measure it. The method is drad loading and echo loading. So let’s take a look at the deepest seas in the world
5. Deep Litke, Eurasian Basin in Arctic Ocean: 5450 m (17,881 ft)
Litke Deep sea is located in northeast Greenland in the Eurasian Basin in the Arctic Ocean. The Litke is the deepest point in the Arctic Ocean by 5450 meters.
Eurasian Basin, is one of the two main streams in which the Arctic Basin of the Arctic Ocean is divided by the Lomonosov Ridge. This is the addition of the North Atlantic Basin.
Deep Littke Eurasian Basin in Arctic Ocean
4. South Sandwich Trench in Southern Ocean: 7235 m (23,737 ft)
South Sandwich Trench is precisely located in the South Atlantic Ocean, 100 km to east of the South Sandwich Islands. This trench is also known as the trench formed by the subduction of the southern South America plate. South Sandwich Islands is a series of volcanic islands as the result of subduction. Mount Belinda is an active volcano that still active on the island of Montagu.
South Sandwich Trench in the Southern Ocean
3. Java Trench in Indian Ocean 7258 m: (23,812 ft)
Formerly also known as the Sunda Trench, and still fomous as the Java Trench, which is located in the northeast Indian Ocean, with an area of 2600 km and maximum depth of 7725 meters. This trench is the deepest point of the Indian Ocean.
Java Trench in Indian Ocean
2. Milwaukee Deep, Puerto Rico Trench in Atlantic Ocean: 8648 m (28,373 ft)
Milwaukee, also known as that Milwaukee deep, is the deeper part of the Atlantic and Puerto Rico trench.Has a depth of 27,493 feet. Only 84 miles from the sea towards the west coast of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Trench is an ocean trench located on the border between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. This trench associated with the multifaceted changes between subduction region along the southern island of Lesser Antilles. Lays on the western border between Cuba and Hispaniola through the Cayman Trench to the coast of Central America.
Milwaukee Deep Puerto Rico Trench in Atlantic Ocean
1. Challenger Deep, Mariana Trench in Pacific Ocean 10.923 m (35.837 ft)
Mariana Trench is the deepest sea part in the world, and the lowest elevation of the surface of the Earth. Located in the western Pacific Ocean, to the east side of the Mariana Islands. Trench approximately 2550 km long, but has an average thickness of only about 69 km. The depth reached 11,033 feet in the Challenger Deep.
Challenger Deep, Mariana Trench in Pacific Ocean
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