The largest and deepest ocean, which separates Asia and Australia from the Americas

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's 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 Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east.

  • Fiji - Islands in the southwest Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1987 by the Matanitu ko Viti
  • Hawaii - Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1959 by State of Hawaii - Mokuʻāina o Hawaiʻi
  • New Zealand - Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1947 by the Monarchy of New Zealand

Articles

It Came From Washington: A Criminally Insane Government, by Paul Craig Roberts, 1 Jul 2012
Examines U.S. government adversarial actions towards Russia and China
"Washington's response is to militarize the Pacific. The US Secretary of State has declared the South China Sea to be an area of American national interest. The US is wooing the Philippine government, playing the China threat card, and working on getting the US Navy invited back to its former base at Subic Bay. Recently there were joint US/Philippines military/naval exercises against the 'China threat.' The US Navy is reallocating fleets to the Pacific Ocean and constructing a new naval base on a South Korean island. ..."
Related Topics: China, Georgia, Militarism, Syria

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Pacific Ocean" as of 01 Oct 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.