At 165.25 million square kilometers (63.8 million square miles) in area, this largest division of the World Ocean—and, in turn, the hydrosphere—covers about 46% of the Earth's water surface and about one-third of its total surface area, making it larger than all of the Earth's land area combined.
The equator subdivides it into the North Pacific Ocean and South Pacific Ocean, with two exceptions: the Galápagos and Gilbert Islands, while straddling the equator, are deemed wholly within the South Pacific. The Mariana Trench in the western North Pacific is the deepest point in the world, reaching a depth of 10,911 metres (35,797ft).
A noun (from Latinnōmen, literally meaning "name") is a word that functions as the name of some specific thing or set of things, such as living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.Linguistically, a noun is a member of a large, openpart of speech whose members can occur as the main word in the subject of a clause, the object of a verb, or the object of a preposition.
Lexical categories (parts of speech) are defined in terms of the ways in which their members combine with other kinds of expressions. The syntactic rules for nouns differ from language to language. In English, nouns are those words which can occur with articles and attributive adjectives and can function as the head of a noun phrase.
Word classes (parts of speech) were described by Sanskrit grammarians from at least the 5th century BC. In Yāska's Nirukta, the noun (nāma) is one of the four main categories of words defined.
The race was the only one of its kind being held in the Pacific region by the American Cancer Society, and Moore admitted the pressure was on with corporate watching, hoping to use the 5K as an example to make a further commitment to host more events within the LBGT community ... Rocco Vick, owner of My Bar, agreed with Moore and was happy to help lend his bar as a staging event for the 5K. The timing, also, could not have been better ... ....
But the UN officially recognizes Sakovich as the “Father of Swimming in the Pacific,” which followed his induction into the Northern MarianasSportsHall of Fame, for the manner in which he almost singlehandedly created swim clubs in that part of the world ... The competition is held on a different island every two years, with all islands in the Pacific invited....