About the Indian Ocean
The Indian ocean is the third largest body of water on the planet. It takes its names from the country of India.
This Ocean is considered one which has a diversity of marine life. High populations of humans live in the proximity and there is about 44,000 km of shoreline. depend on it for food at a subsistance level.
However the Indian Ocean is also noted for its unpredicatable and rapidly changing weather.
Notable areas off the Indian Ocean include:
The Spice Islands - 800 metres below the islands are numerous fissures. The teeming currents keep the islands teeming with life.