Atlantic Ocean Introduction - 2002
SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's five oceans (after the Pacific Ocean, but larger than the Indian Ocean, Southern Ocean, and Arctic Ocean). The Kiel Canal (Germany), Oresund (Denmark-Sweden), Bosporus (Turkey), Strait of Gibraltar (Morocco-Spain), and the St. Lawrence Seaway (Canada-US) are important strategic access waterways.
NOTE: The information regarding Atlantic Ocean on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Atlantic Ocean Introduction 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Atlantic Ocean Introduction 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.