Antarctic Convergence Zone

南极辐合区

Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • Pacific Ocean — an ocean bordered by the American continents, Asia, and Australia: largest ocean in the world; divided by the equator into the North Pacific and the South Pacific. 70,000,000 sq. mi. (181,300,000 sq. km); greatest known depth, 35,433 ft. (10,800… …   Universalium

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