Pacific. Southern. v. t. e. The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's five oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean (or, depending on definition, to Antarctica) in the south, and is bounded by the continents of Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east.
- 4,280 m (14,040 ft)
- 165,250,000 km² (63,800,000 sq mi)
- 10,911 m (35,797 ft)
- 710,000,000 km³ (170,000,000 cu mi)
The Pacific Ocean is the body of water between Asia and Australia in the west, the Americas in the east, the Southern Ocean to the south, and the Arctic Ocean to the north. It is the largest named ocean and it covers one-third of the surface of the entire world.
The 2007 book Asia in the Pacific Islands: Replacing the West, by New Zealand Pacific scholar Ron Crocombe, considers the phrase Pacific Islands to politically encompass American Samoa, Australia, the Bonin Islands, the Cook Islands, Easter Island, East Timor, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, the Galápagos Islands, Guam, Hawaii, the Kermadec Islands, Kiribati, Lord Howe ...
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Ocean Pacific Apparel Corp. is a clothing company based in Irvine, California, United States. It produces T-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, and beverage mugs.
The first "Ocean Pacific" trademark brand was started by John Smith in the 1960s as a surfboard brand, which he sold out of his shop, North County Ding Repair. Later, Fred Ryan purchased North County Ding Repair from John Smith along with the Ocean Pacific surfboard label. The Ocean Pacific label was later sold to Don Hansen of Hansen Surf Shop. In...
In the summer of 2008, an ad campaign to celebrate their 35-year anniversary was launched, featuring celebrities such as actress Rumer Willis, reality show star Kristin Cavallari, singer Christina Milian, musician and fashion designer Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy and Clandestine Industries, actor Wilmer Valderrama, actress and supermodel Josie Maran,...
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On 24 March 1942, the newly formed British and US Combined Chiefs of Staff issued a directive designating the Pacific theater an area of American strategic responsibility. On 30 March the US Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) divided the Pacific theater into three areas: the Pacific Ocean Areas (POA), the South West Pacific Area (SWPA), and the Southeast ...
Commanders, South Pacific Area
1. Vice Admiral Robert L. Ghormley(19 June–18 October 1942) 2. Vice Adm./Adm. William Halsey, Jr.(18 October 1942 – 15 June 1944) 3. Vice Adm. John H. Newton(15 June 1944 – 13 March 1945) 4. Vice Admiral William L. Calhoun(13 March–2 September 1945)
Commanders, North Pacific Area
1. Rear Adm. Robert A. Theobald(17 May 1942 – 4 January 1943) 2. Rear Adm. Thomas C. Kinkaid(4 January–11 October 1943) 3. Vice Adm. Frank J. Fletcher(11 October 1943 – 2 September 1945)
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Pacific Ocean From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository . See also category: Pacific Ocean. Photos CIA map cyclones 2012 2018 1959 IHO definition, excluding marginal seas Elevation Western and central Pacific Ocean Central and eastern Pacific Ocean Pacific Ring of Fire (in German) Sea level change Age of oceanic crust Age of oceanic crust
Pacific Ocean Park was a joint venture between CBS and Santa Anita Park. It opened on Saturday, July 28, 1958 with an attendance of 20,000. The next day, the park drew 37,262, outperforming Disneyland's attendance that day. Admission was 90 cents for adults, which included access to the park and certain exhibits.