Eclipse-watching is on the minds of many given June 10’s “ring of fire” annual solar eclipse. The most spectacular eclipses are total solar eclipses and the entire decade of the 2020s will have only six. The next one is on December 4, 2021 and there’s only one place in the world where you’ll be in the path of totality: Antarctica, over the world’s newly recognized Southern Ocean.
The new Southern Ocean
On 2021’s World Ocean Day, June 8, National Geographic announced that the earth now has five oceans. The Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans are now officially joined by the Southern Ocean.
The new name is
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