The Pacific Ocean is the largest body of water on Earth, covering a third of the Earth and takes up more surface area than all Earth's continents combined.

The Pacific Ocean has over 25,000 islands located in it.

The ocean is split into the North Pacific Ocean and South Pacific Ocean based on the equator. Australia and New Zealand are some of the nation-states located in the South Pacific Ocean.

San Francisco was a city located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. (Star Trek: The Motion Picture, et al)

Several major battles of World War II were fought in the Pacific Ocean.

In 2047, the Hermosa Earthquake saw a large part of the Californian coast sink into the Pacific Ocean, including Los Angeles. (VOY: "Future's End")

After travelling back in time from 2373 to 2063 and losing against the encroaching Borg aboard their ship, USS Enterprise-E personnel were ordered to abandon ship and rendezvous at Gravett Island in the Pacific Ocean. (Star Trek: First Contact)

This island is fictitious.

Michael Owens's mother was a 24th century oceanographer, and Owens would accompany her on some of her missions. One mission he accompanied her on was to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. In another research mission, his mother was accidentally killed at a research station in the same ocean. (The Star Eagle Adventures)

Ships named for the Pacific Ocean or nation-states in the Pacific include:

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