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  • During his attempt to circle the globe, Ferdinand Magellan entered the Pacific Ocean. The area of it which he first saw was very peaceful and he described it as "a beautiful, pacific ocean" ("pacific" being synonymous with "peaceful"). For more info, see: http://www.ocean.udel.edu/extreme2002/Mission/divelocation/pacific.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Ocean

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