Consider the following Oceanic trenches:

  1. Mindanao Deep
  2. Tonga Trench
  3. Kuril Trench

Which of the above is/are located in the Pacific Ocean?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Philippine Trench, also called Mindanao Trench, or Mindanao Deep, has a length of approximately 1,320 km and is located in the Pacific Ocean. The Tonga Trench is an oceanic trench located in the South Pacific Ocean.  It is 10,882 metres (35,702 ft) deep at its deepest point, known as the Horizon Deep. The Kuril–Kamchatka Trench or Kuril Trench is an oceanic trench in the northwest Pacific Ocean.

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