How dangerous is Indian Ocean?

Is the Indian Ocean very deep?

The Indian Ocean’s average depth is 12,274 feet (3,741 metres), and its deepest point, in the Sunda Deep of the Java Trench off the southern coast of the island of Java (Indonesia), is 24,442 feet (7,450 metres). …

Why is it 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.

Who discovered the Indian Ocean?

The southern waters of the Indian Ocean were explored by the British navigator and explorer James Cook in 1772.

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