When Heather Taylor launches her 7-metre boat into the Pacific Ocean in mid-April, it will be the last time she sees another person or solid land for months. Taylor is attempting to row from Monterey in California to Hilo in Hawaii, aiming to become the first Australian to complete the crossing solo.
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In This Story: Pacific
The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth’s oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south and is bounded by the continents of Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east