The ocean is a large water body, relatively larger than inland water bodies such as rivers and lakes. The oceanic water covers more than 71% of the Earth’s surface. Moreover, the oceans are the habitats of most living organisms in the world, even though they are less explored. To this date, the salty depths remain a mystery. Here are the world's deepest oceans.

1. Pacific Ocean

The Pacific is a popular ocean due to its unusual size. The ocean is the largest in the universe as well as the deepest in the world, according to World’s Top Most. The ocean separates Australia and Asia with North and South America.

The Pacific has the deepest part of the world, the Mariana Trench which is 36,070 deep. The New Guinea is located in the southern part of the Pacific and is the largest island in the ocean. The water in the Pacific Ocean can cover the top of Mount Everest.

Depth: 13,740 feet

2. Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic is one of the deepest oceans the world has, according to Visi How. The deepest part of the ocean is the Milwaukee Deep near the Puerto Rico Trench which is located 28,374 feet below the surface. The subduction zone is responsible for a couple of natural disasters, for instance, the 1953 earthquake and a subsequent tsunami. The ocean separates Europe and Africa from North And South America. The Greeks called the ocean the Sea of Atlas, and that’s where it got its name from.

Depth: 12,254 feet

3. Indian Ocean

According to Netwaves Systems, the Indian Ocean is one of the deepest oceans on earth. Furthermore, it’s considered the warmest among oceans and its composed of the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. The ocean has a couple of islands including, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka. Its deepest point is the Sunda Trench, also called the Java Trench, which is 24,460 feet deep.

Tourist love to tour the ocean because of its clear waters and beauty.

Depth: 12,740 feet

4. Southern Ocean

Created by the International Hydrographic Organization, according to Visi How, the Southern Ocean is the world’s newest named ocean. The ocean surrounds the Antartica and is located at the South Pole. It is the fourth deepest ocean, and its lowest point is the 23,737 deep South Sandwich Trench.

Depth: 12,100 feet

5. Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Ocean is located in the North pole, according to Netwaves Systems. It’s the shallowest and smallest of all the world’s oceans, and it has a lot of fresh water due to melting ice. In fact, it’s usually covered by ice all the time. Its deepest area is the Eurasia Basin which has a depth of 17,881 feet.

Depth: 3,407 feet