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I want to know about indian ocean space

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Asked by naresh kumawat, 08 Aug '09 11:33 am
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The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering about 20% of the water on the Earth's surface. It is bounded on the north by Asia (including the Indian subcontinent, after which it is named); on the west by Africa; on the east by Indochina, the Sunda Islands, and Australia; and on the south by the Southern Ocean (or, traditionally, by Antarctica). One component of the all-encompassing World Ocean, the Indian Ocean is delineated from the Atlantic Ocean by the 20 east meridian running south from Cape Agulhas,and from the Pacific by the 147 east meridian. The northernmost extent of the Indian Ocean is approximately 30 north in the Persian Gulf. The Indian Ocean has asymmetric ocean circulation[citation needed]. This ocean is nearly 10,000 kilometres (6,200 mi) wide at the southern tips of Africa and Australia; its area is 73,556,000 square kilometres (28,400,000 mi), including the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. The ocean's volume is estimated to be 292,131, ...more
Answered by Naresh Swain, 08 Aug '09 11:37 am

 
  
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