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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.
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The Navy has to explain why you have small ships transiting 300 miles of open ocean.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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