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North Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic is the world's second largest ocean, extending between the Americas to the west and Europe and Africa to the east.


North Atlantic Ocean, near Nuuk
Permission Granted by Copyright Owner for Use on Book DrumNorth Atlantic Ocean, near Nuuk - Credit: _Zinni_, Flickr

The North Atlantic is connected to the Arctic Ocean (sometimes considered a sea of the Atlantic) and in this northern part, on the route between Denmark and Greenland, that part of the book called "The Sea" is set.