The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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It is second in size only to the Pacific Ocean (q.v.). The Atlantic is, generally
speaking, S-shaped and narrow in relation to its length. The area of the Atlantic
without its dependent seas is 31,800,000 square miles (82,400,000 square
groups of the South and Central Pacific (except for Australia and a large part of
New Guinea, which contain languages belonging to other stocks). In terms of the
number of its languages and of their geographic spread, the Austronesian ...
Some of the Bering Sea water passes through the Bering Strait into the Arctic
Ocean, but the bulk of it returns to the Pacific. The deep Bering Sea waters rise
gradually to the surface and return to the Pacific as surface waters. Thus, the
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