Atlantic ocean on us map. Atlantic city is located on absecon island on the coast of the atlantic ocean. Expected weather and turbulence on transatlantic flights headed east usually flying from the tip of newfoundland through the uk. Data layers that are activated in the data panel will appear in this active panel. The city also served as the inspiration for the board game monopoly.
The atlantic ocean is the second largest of the worlds oceans with an area of about 106460000 square kilometers 41100000 square miles. Where is the atlantic ocean. The equator divides the atlantic ocean into the north atlantic ocean and the south atlantic ocean and is located between americas to the west of the atlantic ocean basin and the continents of europe and africa to the east. Atlantic ocean body of salt water covering approximately one fifth of earths surface and separating the continents of europe and africa to the east from those of north and south america to the west.
Get a forecast by email. The legacy opc website url httpswwwopcncepnoaagov permanently redirects to httpsoceanweathergov. Advances in archaeological study have strengthened claims by many scholars that various seafaring peoples of the mediterranean ventured into the open atlantic before 600 bc and engaged in some transatlantic voyages perhaps as early as ad 545. Nevertheless substantial debate continues over the extent and.
It covers approximately 20 percent of the earths surface and about 29 percent of its water surface area. On or after july 9 2019 the old url will not work. You currently have no activated data layers.