What is the longest sea in the Philippines?
The Philippine Sea is a marginal sea of the Western Pacific Ocean east of the Philippine archipelago (hence the name), occupying an estimated surface area of 5 million square kilometers (2×106 sq mi).
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|Surface area||5,695,000 km2 (2,199,000 sq mi)|
Which is the longest among this active trenches?
In fact, it is the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench that is known as the deepest point. Appears as a crescent-shaped scar, the trench measures around 2,550 km long, 69 km wide on average and has a maximum depth of 10.91 km at the Challenger Deep.
Are there sharks in the Philippine Sea?
Dubbed the ‘Amazon of the seas’ the Philippines is regarded as the world epicentre for marine biodiversity. Approximately 200 species of sharks and rays exists in the country’s waters, ranking it amongst the highest in the world in terms of diversity.