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Ocean Boundary Definitions

The following map shows the definitions of ocean boundaries used to divide the data on the CD. Below the figure are tables giving the coordinates of the boundaries.

ocean boundaries



Pacific Ocean

Longitude band Southern Latitude Northern Latitude
070 W - 080 W 80 deg. S 9 deg. N
080 W - 084 W 80 deg. S 9 deg. N
084 W - 090 W 80 deg. S 14 deg. N
090 W - 100 W 80 deg. S 18 deg. N
100 W - 145 E 80 deg. S 66 deg. N
145 E - 100 E 0 deg. 66 deg. N




Indian Ocean
Longitude band Southern Latitude Northern Latitude
020 E - 100 E 80 deg. S 31 deg. N
100 E - 145 E 80 deg. S 0 deg.




Atlantic Ocean
Longitude band Southern Latitude Northern Latitude
100 E - 020 E 31 deg. N 90 deg. N
020 E - 070 W 80 deg. S 90 deg. N
070 W - 084 W 09 deg. N 90 deg. N
084 W - 090 W 14 deg. N 90 deg. N
090 W - 100 W 18 deg. N 90 deg. N
100 W - 100 E 66 deg. N 90 deg. N