Why is Indian Ocean named after India?

Asked by Virender | 31st May, 2016, 10:17: PM

Expert Answer:

The Indian ocean is named after India because:
  • India holds a central location which is at the head of the Indian Ocean.
  • India in ancient times was an important location in the Indian Ocean which connected Europe with countries of Southeast Asia.
  • India also has the longest coastline in the region which no other country has in the Indian ocean

Answered by Social Science Expert | 1st Jun, 2016, 04:47: PM

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