South Sea

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South Sea, South Seas or Southsea may refer to :


Region of the Pacific Ocean
Other geographic descriptions
  • Nanyang (geographical region), Chinese name (literally "Southern Ocean") for the geographical region south of China, particularly Southeast Asia
  • Southern Ocean, also known as the Great Southern Ocean, the Antarctic Ocean and the South Polar Ocean, comprises the southernmost waters of the World Ocean, generally taken to be south of 60°S latitude and encircling Antarctica
  • South China Sea, a part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from Singapore to the Strait of Taiwan
  • Namhae (Sea of Korea), Korean name ("South Sea") for body of water where southeastern part of the Yellow Sea meets the southwestern part of the Sea of Japan
  • Zuiderzee, or southern sea, today's IJsselmeer, in the Netherlands
  • Southsea, a seaside resort located in Portsmouth, England
  • Southsea, Wrexham, village in Wrexham, Wales

Other uses[edit]

  • Mare Australe, or Southern Sea, lunar mare in the southeastern hemisphere of the Moon
  • South Sea Bubble, speculation in the stock of The South Sea Company led to a great economic bubble in 1720, that caused financial ruin for many
  • South Sea Company, a British joint-stock company that traded in South America during the 18th century. Famous for its part in the South Sea Bubble

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