Definitions for "Sargasso Sea"
Keywords:  atlantic, sargassum, gyre, azores, gulf
a vast area of the North Atlantic from the West Indies to the Azores that is dense with gulfweed
The center of North Atlantic Gyre, named for the tropical seaweed sargassum, which accumulates in its relatively noncirculating waters.
An area of the North Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Azores. It is in the middle of the North Atlantic oceanic gyre, with converging surface waters. Consequently, it has less biological features than any other region of the ocean because the lack of mixing with more nutrient-rich waters.