Question:

Is the gulf of mexico considered one of the 5 oceans in the world?

Answer:

Though the Gulf of Mexico is a large oceanic basin, bordering Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, it isn't considered one of the major oceans. The Five major oceans are: Pacific(largest),Atlantic,Indian, Southern, Arctic (smallest).

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