Pacific Ocean, Sydney, Australia
The Pacific Ocean was
originally named by Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan.
At the tail end of 1519, Magellan and his fleet (Trinidad,
Concepcion, San Antonio, Victoria, and Santiago) coming
South America, came upon this vast, peaceful stretch of
and subsequently named it the Pacific Ocean, which
Encompassing more than a third
of the Earth’s surface and more than
half of its water, the
Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world.
islands are in the Pacific Ocean, and the largest land mass
this ocean touches is that of the continent of Australia. In Sydney, Australia, the
Pacific Ocean hits the shoreline from the northeast. The
beaches here are sandy and fine with headlands made o
The most well known beaches facing the Pacific Ocean is Whitsunday Islands
Consists of 74 islands, White sand beaches, Warm, clear
green waters and Great view of islands
Abundant in tropical
No hotels or dining
venues but camping on the beach itself is allowed
Home to plenty of
Fraser Island’s Lake
Bay” in Australia’s popular TV series “Home and
Much like the Palm
Beach in the United States, it is also the
playground of Australia’s wealthiest and most
Has an ocean pool
with some parts deep enough for swimming and
some parts shallow enough for kids to play in.
Walking up sandy hills
In late 2007, a strange
phenomenon occurred off the northern shores of Sydney.
Water from the Pacific Ocean suddenly became foamy, like
a steaming cup of cappuccino. The foam was as light as
bubbles and would float away when blown off one’s hand.
Scientists conclude that this unusual occurrence was a
Excretions from Seaweed
Apparently, the motion of the
waves acted like a very large blender and churned all these
elements together and formed the foam. This may be a
from Mother Nature herself. Scientists are not sure.