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Pacific Rim
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For Pacific earthquake and volcanic activity, see Ring of Fire. For the film, see Pacific Rim (film). For other uses, see Pacific Rim (disambiguation).
The Pacific Rim comprises the lands around the rim of the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Basin includes the Pacific Rim and the islands in the Pacific Ocean.[1] The Pacific Rim roughly overlaps with the geologic Pacific Ring of Fire.
Countries in blue border the Pacific Rim.
List of countries on the Pacific Rim
This is a list of countries that are generally considered to be a part of the Pacific Rim, since they lie along the Pacific Ocean.[2] Arranging from north to south, west to east in directional order.
Oceania
Americas
Asia
Commerce
The Pacific has much international shipping. The top 10 busiest container ports, with the exception of Dubai's Port of Jebel Ali (9th), are in the Rim nations. They are home to 29 of the world's 50 busiest container shipping ports:
 Mainland China
Organizations
Various intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations focus on the Pacific Rim, including APEC, the East-West Center, Sustainable Pacific Rim Cities and the Institute of Asian Research. In addition, the RIMPAC naval exercises are coordinated by United States Pacific Command.
Bibliography
References
Oceania portal
  1. ^ Wojtan, Linda S. (December 1987). "Teaching about the Pacific Rim. ERIC Digest No. 43". ERIC. Retrieved March 12, 2011.
  2. ^ "Countries of the Pacific Rim". About.com. Retrieved 2008-06-05.
  3. ^ Only the Russian Far East, which is partly located on the Pacific Rim
Sources
Phillips, Douglas A. and Steven C. Levi. The Pacific Rim Region: Emerging Giant. Hillside, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 1988. ISBN 0-89490-191-5
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