AN OCEAN OF IN­FOR­MA­TION

The Peak (Malaysia) - - The Brief -

01 World Oceans Day is on 8 June and serves to hon­our, help pro­tect and con­serve the world’s oceans.

02 The fur­thest point from land in the ocean is Point Nemo. Also known as the Oceanic Pole of Inac­ces­si­bil­ity, it is lo­cated in the mid­dle of the Pa­cific Ocean and about 1,450 nau­ti­cal miles away from land.

03 The deep­est part of the ocean is the Mar­i­ana Trench that ex­tends over 36,000ft be­low the sur­face and is also con­sid­ered the deep­est point on Earth.

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