Is there a trench in the Indian Ocean?
Java Trench, also called Sunda Double Trench, deep submarine depression in the eastern Indian Ocean that extends some 2,000 miles (3,200 km) in a northwest-southeast arc along the southwestern and southern Indonesian archipelago.
Who has been to the Mariana Trench?
On 23 January 1960, two explorers, US navy lieutenant Don Walsh and Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard, became the first people to dive 11km (seven miles) to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. As a new wave of adventurers gear up to repeat the epic journey, Don Walsh tells the BBC about their remarkable deep-sea feat.
Where is the deepest point in India?
1.2. Underlying rationale
|Indian||Java Deep||9.315193° S|
|Java Trench||11.1710° S|
|Diamantina Deep (Diamantina Fracture Zone)||35° S|
|Dordrecht Deep (Diamantina Fracture Zone)||33.42° S|
Why is called Indian Ocean?
The Indian Ocean is named after India because of its strategic location at the head of the ocean from ancient times and its long coastline which is longer than any other country in the Indian Ocean rim.