What does open ocean mean?

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  1. open ocean

    Ocean limit defined as greater than 12 nautical miles (nm) from shore, as compared with high seas that are over 200 nm from shore. See also contiguous zone.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of open ocean in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of open ocean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Paul Zukunft:

    As I stand before you today, there's a whole other ocean that is opening up before us as ice gives way to open ocean in the Arctic.

  2. Van Sebille:

    In the last ice age, it was actually land. It was above sea level with forest, it's a much different environment than the open ocean.

  3. Stephen DiMare:

    I think people enjoy visiting St. Augustine because it is quintessentially quaint, it’s European with tight buildings and narrow streets; it sits in a harbor with a coquina fort that looks past the barrier islands toward the open ocean.

  4. Gemma Clucas:

    The distances from the open ocean, where the penguins feed, to the stable sea ice, where they breed, was probably too far, the three populations that did manage to survive may have done so by breeding near to polynyas — areas of ocean that are kept free of sea ice by wind and currents.

  5. Blaine Gibson:

    Mozambique is really separate from this -- even though it's on the Indian Ocean. I didn't come here to look for the plane, it was my 177th country to visit. I'm here as a tourist, but since I'm passionately interested in MH370, and I am on the Indian Ocean I thought, 'Why not take a boat out and ask some of the local people where stuff washed ashore from the open ocean?'.

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