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The 'Mariana Trench' is in the ______.
1. North Atlantic Ocean
2. South Atlantic Ocean
3. Pacific Ocean
4. Indian Ocean

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Pacific Ocean

The correct answer is Pacific Ocean.

  • The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is located in the western Pacific Ocean about 200 kilometres (124 mi) east of the Mariana Islands
  • It is the deepest oceanic trench on Earth.
  • It is crescent-shaped and measures about 2,550 km (1,580 mi) in length and 69 km (43 mi) in width.
  • The maximum known depth is 10,984 metres (36,037 ft) (± 25 metres [82 ft]) (6.825 miles) at the southern end of a small slot-shaped valley in its floor known as the Challenger Deep.

  • Deepest trench of Atlantic Ocean - Puerto Rico trench.
  • Deepest trench of Indian Ocean -  Java Trench
  • Deepest trench of Artic Ocean - Eurasian Basin

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