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The table below shows the Earth's seas and oceans and their respective measurements. The last row on the table (The World Ocean) refers to all of the major bodies of water on Earth combined)

Ocean/Sea Depth (m) Depth (ft) Area (million km 2) Area (million miles2) Volume (million km3) Volume (million miles3)
Pacific Ocean 4,300 14,000 155.6 60.1 679.6 163.1
Atlantic Ocean 3,900 12,900 76.8 30 313.4 75.2
Indian Ocean 3,900 12,800 68.5 26.5 269.3 64.7
Southern Ocean 4,500 14,450 20.3 7.8 91.5 22
Arctic Ocean 1,300 4,300 14.1 5.4 17 4.1
Australasian Central Sea 1,200 3,900 8.1 3.1 9.9 2.4
Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea 2,200 7,300 4.3 1.7 9.6 2.3
Mediterranean and Black Seas 1,430 4,690 3.0 1.1 4.2 1
Bering Sea 1,440 4,720 2.3 0.9 3.33 0.8
Sea of Okhotsk 838 2,750 1.6 0.6 1.3 0.3
Hudson Bay 101 331 1.2 0.5 0.16 0.04
North Sea 94 310 0.6 0.2 0.05 0.01
Baltic Sea 55 180 0.4 0.2 0.02 0.005
Irish Sea 60 200 0.10 0.04 0.006 0.001
English Channel 54 180 0.08 0.03 0.004 0.001
The World Ocean 3,790 12,430 361.1 139.4 1,370 329