List of countries bordering on two or more oceans

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This is a list of countries which border two or more oceans, including sovereign states but excluding all dependencies.

List[edit]

Continent Flag Country Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Polar Oceans Notes
Africa South Africa South Africa South Atlantic Indian Ocean Southern Ocean (2 or 3 oceans)[1]
Africa & Asia Egypt Egypt Mediterranean Sea Red Sea
Asia Israel Israel Mediterranean Sea Red Sea
Africa Morocco Morocco Mediterranean Sea

Atlantic Ocean

Asia Malaysia Malaysia South China Sea Strait of Malacca
Asia Thailand Thailand Gulf of Thailand Andaman Sea
Asia Indonesia Indonesia Pacific Ocean Indian Ocean
Asia & Europe Russia Russia Bering Sea
Sea of Okhotsk
Black Sea
Baltic Sea
Arctic Ocean (3 oceans)
Europe Norway Norway Norwegian Sea Barents Sea
North America Greenland Greenland North Atlantic Arctic Ocean
North America Canada Canada North Pacific North Atlantic Beaufort Sea
Hudson Bay
(3 oceans)
North America United States United States North Pacific North Atlantic Arctic Ocean (3 oceans)
North America Mexico Mexico Pacific Ocean Gulf of Mexico
North America Guatemala Guatemala Pacific Ocean Gulf of Honduras
North America Honduras Honduras Gulf of Fonseca Caribbean Sea
North America Nicaragua Nicaragua Pacific Ocean Caribbean Sea
North America Costa Rica Costa Rica Pacific Ocean Caribbean Sea
North & South America Panama Panama Gulf of Panama Caribbean Sea
South America Colombia Colombia Pacific Ocean Caribbean Sea
South America Chile Chile South Pacific Straits of Magellan Southern Ocean (2 or 3 oceans)[2]
South America Argentina Argentina South Atlantic Drake Passage (1 or 2 oceans)[3]
Australia Australia Australia South Pacific Indian Ocean Southern Ocean (2 or 3 oceans)[4]
Antarctica (none) Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Southern Ocean (1 or 3 oceans)[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ South Africa borders on three oceans if the Southern Ocean is considered to extend to its shores, but only on two otherwise.
  2. ^ Chile borders on three oceans if the Southern and Atlantic Oceans are considered to meet in its territory, but only on one otherwise.
  3. ^ Argentina borders on two oceans if the Drake Passage is counted as part of the Southern Ocean, but only on one if it is considered part of the South Atlantic.
  4. ^ Australia borders on three oceans if the Southern Ocean is considered to extend that far north, but only on two otherwise.
  5. ^ Antarctica borders on three oceans if the Southern Ocean is not counted as a separate ocean, but only on one if it is counted as a separate ocean.