The water hemisphere, sometimes capitalised as the Water Hemisphere, is the hemisphere on the Earth containing the largest area of water possible for an exact half of the Earth's surface. It is centered on Coordinates: , near New Zealand's Bounty Islands. The other half of the earth is the land hemisphere, which is centered in Nantes, France.
The water hemisphere has only one-eighth of the world's land, including Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica, the Malay Archipelago, and the southern part of South America. Most of the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean are on the water hemisphere. The area of the oceans of the water hemisphere is much larger than its land area, but the area of the oceans of the land hemisphere is still larger than its land area.
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