American Congress outlawed polygamy (1862)
Oceans are the largest bodies of water, making up more than 70% of the globe's surface. The structure of the continents demarcates the Pacific, Indian, and Atlantic oceans, to which maritime organizations added the Arctic. In 2000, the International Hydrographic Organization, an intergovernmental body responsible for charting the oceans, defined the Southern (or Antarctic) Ocean, due to its unique ecosystem.
In America, the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
|Ocean||square miles||greatest known depth at||depth (ft)|
|Atlantic||29,630,000||Puerto Rico Trench||28,232|
|Southern||7,846,000||South Sandwich Trench||23,737|
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)