About one-third of the Earth's land surface is desert?
Deepest place in the ocean
What's the deepest place in the ocean?
The greatest known depth is 36,198 feet (6.9 miles or 11 kilometers) at the Mariana Trench, in the Pacific Ocean well south of Japan near the Mariana Islands.
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What is the largest lake in the world?
By size and volume it is the Caspian Sea, located between southeast Europe and west Asia.
Which of the Earth's oceans is the largest?
The Pacific Ocean covers 64 million square miles (165 million square kilometers). It is more than two times the size of the Atlantic. It has an average depth of 2.4 miles (3.9 kilometers).