What and Where are the Seven Seas?

What and where are the Seven Seas?

The Seven Seas is a figurative term referring to all the seas and oceans of the world and the correct answer to the question depends on whom you ask, or what reference material you use.

Many experts and encyclopedias will list the modern Seven Seas as the:

During the Age of Discovery (1450-1650), some list the Seven Seas as the then seven navigable seas of the world:

While others disagree and report the ancient Seven Seas to be the:

And it doesn't end there... The ancient Hindus, Chinese, Persians, Romans and more referred to the Seven Seas as completely different bodies of water.

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