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What region borders Pacific?

What region borders Pacific?

California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii all have borders on the Pacific Ocean from which the region gets its name. Alaska is the largest of the United States.

Which country’s coast borders the Pacific Ocean?


Continent Country Pacific Ocean
North America Costa Rica Pacific Ocean
North America & South America Panama Gulf of Panama
South America Colombia Pacific Ocean
South America Chile South Pacific

What is in the Pacific region?

For more detailed discussion of the land and people of individual island groups and states, see the articles American Samoa, Caroline Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Line Islands, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Midway Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue …

Are there any states that border the Pacific Ocean?

The five states that border the Pacific Ocean are California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii. The proximity of the states to the Pacific Ocean affects their climate.

Where does the South Pacific Ocean meet the North Pacific Ocean?

Ocean circulation (caused by the Coriolis effect) subdivides it into two largely independent volumes of water, which meet at the equator: the North (ern) Pacific Ocean and South (ern) Pacific Ocean. The Galápagos and Gilbert Islands, while straddling the equator, are deemed wholly within the South Pacific.

Is the Pacific Ocean in the western or Eastern Hemisphere?

As the Pacific straddles the 180th meridian, the West Pacific (or western Pacific, near Asia) is in the Eastern Hemisphere, while the East Pacific (or eastern Pacific, near the Americas) is in the Western Hemisphere.

Which is part of the Pacific separates Asia and Australia?

The Pacific separates Asia and Australia from the Americas. It may be further subdivided by the equator into northern (North Pacific) and southern (South Pacific) portions. It extends from the Antarctic region in the South to the Arctic in the north.