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Where Does One Ocean End And Another Begin?

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Channel: MinuteEarth
Categories: Geography   |   Environmental   |   Science   |   Social Science  
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Earth's ocean water is continuous. How can we divide it into sections that are more useful?

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IHO: International Hydrographic Organization
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Writer, Director, and Narrator: Kate Yoshida (@KateYoshida)
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Antonello, A. (2018). The Southern Ocean. In Armitage D. (Ed.), Oceanic Histories (296-318). Cambridge University Press.

Candido, M. (2011). South Atlantic. In Burnard, T. (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies Online: Atlantic History, Oxford University Press.

Caspers, H. (1965). Van Mieghem, J. and Van Oye, P (Eds), Biogeography and Ecology in Antarctica. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk Publishers.

Lewis, M.W. (1999). Dividing the Ocean Sea. Geographical Review 89 (2), 188-214.

International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), (1953): Limits of Oceans and Seas, International Hydrographic Organization., Bremerhaven.

International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), (2002): Limits of Oceans and Seas , International Hydrographic Organization (DRAFT), Monaco.

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