MCHH 305: Fifth Ocean

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By Andrew Lewin and Speak Up For Blue: Marine Science. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

How many oceans do we have on Earth? In other words, what exactly is the defition of an "ocean"- where do you draw the lines on a map? Since the 80s, we've been taught that there are 4 oceans on our planet, but mapmakers are now officially recognizing the Southern Ocean as one of 5 oceans on Earth.

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