Tasman Sea, an arm of the Pacific Ocean between Australia and New Zealand. It is as much as 1,400 miles (2,250 km) wide and more than 17,000 feet (5, 180 m) deep. The sea is located in a region of prevailing westerly winds known as “the roaring forties,” and is frequently stormy. It was named for the Dutch explorer Abel Janszoon Tasman, who discovered New Zealand and Tasmania in 1642.
You Might Also Like
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the second largest city in the state and the seat of Allegheny County.
Namibia, officially, Republic of Namibia, a country in southwestern Africa. It fronts on the Atlantic Ocean and is bounded by Angola, Zambia, Botswana, and South Africa.