Sea routes , ocean trade routes or ocean routes and reasons why major ocean routes are concentrated in the northern hemisphere
Ocean/ sea Routes/ Ocean Trade routes.- Are well marked routes through which Ocean traffic passes. They are also called ocean trading routes because they have come about as a result of trading activities among various regions.- Major ocean routes are concentrated in thenorthern hemisphere due to the following:-High degree of industrialization.-Intensive trading activities.- High population.- Availability of ocean terminals in developed countries of Europe, N. America and parts of Asia.World major Sea Routes1. Panama Canal Sea Route- connects Pacific and Atlantic oceans.2. Cape of Good Hope Sea Route- serves eastern and western coasts of Asia, New Zealand and Australia.3. North Pacific Sea Route- serves industrialised countries of Asia e.g. Japan,Singapore, Hong Kong, S. Korea and W.N. America.4. N. Atlantic Sea Route- connects W. Europe to E.N. America.5. Mediterranean Asiatic Sea Route- connects Europe to Africa and the Far East countries.6. Trans-Atlantic sea Route- connects Europe to E.S. America.