The terms ‘sea’ and ‘ocean’ are often used interchangeably when speaking about the ocean. But what is the difference between them?
In Geographical terms there is a difference. A sea is a smaller division of water attached to the ocean. Seas are part of the ocean that are partially enclosed by land. They are smaller than oceans and typically located where the land and ocean meet.
There are five oceans, consisting of the Pacific ocean, Atlantic ocean, Indian Ocean, Artic ocean and Southern ocean.
There are 108 seas including the Mediterranean sea and black sea.
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