Bismarck Sea

The Bismarck Sea is the southwestern Pacific Ocean to the north of the island of Papua New Guinea and to the south of the Bismarck Archipelago and Admiralty Islands

The Bismarck Archipelago extends around to the east and north of the sea, enclosing the Bismarck Sea and dividing it from the Pacific OceanSouth of Bismarck Sea is linked to the Solomon Sea by the Vitiaz Strait

Naming: Like the Bismarck Archipelago, Bismarck Sea is also named in honor of the German chancellor Otto von Bismarck

Mineral wealth: Recent discoveries found that Bismarck Sea seabed have mineral-rich beds of sulfides, copper, zinc, silver and gold

List of Seas in Pacific Ocean

Major ports and harbours in Pacific Ocean