OCEAN


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OCEANOrganization for Cultural Exchange Among Nations
OCEANOvarian Cancer Education Awareness Network (Massachusetts General Hospital)
OCEANOpenness, Conscientiousness, Extroversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism (major personality traits)
OCEANObject Communication Environment for Arbitrary Network
OCEANOrganization of Central East Austin Neighborhoods (Texas)
OCEANOnline Customization and Enrollment Application Network
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The shape of continents allows us to divide the waters into five great portions: the Arctic or Frozen Ocean, the Antarctic, or Frozen Ocean, the Indian, the Atlantic, and the Pacific Oceans.
The Pacific Ocean extends from north to south between the two Polar Circles, and from east to west between Asia and America, over an extent of 145 degrees of longitude.
265-269) And Thaumas wedded Electra the daughter of deep- flowing Ocean, and she bare him swift Iris and the long-haired Harpies, Aello (Storm-swift) and Ocypetes (Swift-flier) who on their swift wings keep pace with the blasts of the winds and the birds; for quick as time they dart along.
(ll 270-294) And again, Ceto bare to Phoreys the fair-cheeked Graiae, sisters grey from their birth: and both deathless gods and men who walk on earth call them Graiae, Pemphredo well-clad, and saffron-robed Enyo, and the Gorgons who dwell beyond glorious Ocean in the frontier land towards Night where are the clear- voiced Hesperides, Sthenno, and Euryale, and Medusa who suffered a woeful fate: she was mortal, but the two were undying and grew not old.
When the isolated position of these small islands in the midst of a vast ocean -- their great distance from any land excepting that of coral formation, attested by the value which the inhabitants, who are such bold navigators, attach to a stone of any kind, [7] -- and the slowness of the currents of the open sea, are all considered, the occurrence of pebbles thus transported does appear wonderful.
Came a stretch of ocean that to Daughtry was like all other stretches of ocean and unidentifiable from them.
Immersed nearly four miles under the ocean, this metal prison defied every effort of its prisoners.
There is no part of the world of coasts, continents, oceans, seas, straits, capes, and islands which is not under the sway of a reigning wind, the sovereign of its typical weather.
Looking to the existing oceans, which are thrice as extensive as the land, we see them studded with many islands; but not one oceanic island is as yet known to afford even a remnant of any palaeozoic or secondary formation.
All this mad dashing and splashing of the waters of the big ocean, which the mischievous wind caused without any good reason whatever, resulted in a terrible storm, and a storm on the ocean is liable to cut many queer pranks and do a lot of damage.
As the noise of the troubled ocean when roll the waves on high, as the last peal of thunder in heaven, such is the din of war.
Still as a slave before his lord, The OCEAN hath no blast; His great bright eye most silently Up to the Moon is cast--