Pacific Ocean

geographical name

Definition of Pacific Ocean

  1. ocean extending from the Arctic Circle to the Antarctic regions and from western North America and western South America to eastern Asia and Australia area 69,375,000 square miles (180,375,000 square kilometers) The Pacific Ocean is often divided at the Equator into the North Pacific Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean.


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