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Sargasso Sea

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 34.307144, -66.269531.

The Sargasso Sea is a part of the North Atlantic Ocean located near the eastern shores of the United States of America and bounded to the west by the Gulf Stream. It received its name after so-called the Sargassum seaweed traces, discovered by European travelers in the 16th century. The sea has got fame for its deep blue water and its extreme clarity. In contrast to most of the other seas on the planet, the Sargasso Sea has no land boundaries except the ones of the western part of the sea, which are the shores of the United States. From its northern, eastern, and southern sides, the sea can be distinguished from the Atlantic Ocean only by the color of its waters.

The Sargasso Sea is known as one of the most polluted parts of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the world's oceans in general. The sea has a large number of inner currents which carry various kinds of litter like plastic bottles, paper, packaging, and such, so it gets collected in certain areas of the sea creating some visible areas of sea litter. This situation causes plenty of dangerous bacteria to gather and grow in such areas. Therefore, the danger to sea life and all the living things on the planet increases, and there is a large number of environmental organizations expressing their concerns as to the necessity of immediate control of the situated in the Sargasso Sea.

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Sargasso Sea Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Sargasso Sea is 34.307144, and the longitude is -66.269531. Sargasso Sea is located at United States country in the Seas place category with the gps coordinates of 34° 18' 25.7184'' N and 66° 16' 10.3116'' W.

Sargasso Sea Geographic Information
CountryUnited States
DMS Lat34° 18' 25.7184'' N
DMS Long66° 16' 10.3116'' W
UTM Easting751,276.69
UTM Northing3,799,588.53
Country CodeUS
Zoom Level2

Coordinates of Sargasso Sea is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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