Oceanic trenches in the ocean are long but narrow topographic depressions on the sea floor the deepest parts of the ocean floor.
Deepest place in the ocean floor.
At its deepest part it s just under 7 miles 6 831 miles.
These trenches are considered the deepest part of the ocean floor occurring at the boundary between convergent plates and lithospheric plates.
However some unrepeated measurements place the deepest portion at 11 034 metres.
If mount everest were placed into.
The mariana trench or marianas trench is located in the western pacific ocean about 200 kilometres east of the mariana islands.
The deepest part of our oceans the region from below 20 000 feet to the very bottom of the deepest sea trench is known as the hadal zone.
Your journey across an ocean basin would end on the shore of another continent.
An oceanic trench is a long and narrow depression in the ocean floor.
Mariana trench also called marianas trench deep sea trench in the floor of the western north pacific ocean the deepest such trench known on earth located mostly east as well as south of the mariana islands.
The mariana trench for example is the deepest place in the ocean at 36 201 feet.
Finally you would ascend tens of thousands of feet back up the continental slope and across the continental shelf.
It is the deepest oceanic trench on earth.
In 2010 the united states center for coastal ocean mapping measured the depth of the challenger deep at 10 994 meters 36 070 feet below sea level with an estimated vertical accuracy of 40 meters.
Victor vescovo journeyed 10 927 meters 35 853 feet to the bottom of the challenger deep the southern end of the pacific ocean s mariana trench as part of a mission to chart the world s deepest.
The maximum known depth is 10 984 metres at the southern end of a small slot shaped valley in its floor known as the challenger deep.
It is crescent shaped and measures about 2 550 km in length and 69 km in width.
These plates slowly move toward each other at distances that range from a few millimeters per year to more than 10 centimeters.
The deepest part of the ocean is in the mariana trench sometimes called the marianas trench located in the western pacific ocean.
The challenger deep in the mariana trench is the deepest known point in earth s oceans.