Interesting facts about the Sargasso Sea

The Sargasso Sea is an amazing miracle of nature, a real sea in the ocean. It was the basis for the famous book “The Island of the Lost Ships”, and it is the object of close attention of various scientists. The second such sea on the Earth simply is not present, and, undoubtedly, the Sargasso sea conceals many secrets which to us still have to be solved.

The Sargasso Sea is the only one that does not have shores.

The water in the Sargasso Sea is practically immobile due to the huge amount of algae, the reserve of which can exceed 10-11 trillion tons.

In the Sargasso Sea there is a whole island of garbage brought there by ocean currents. It is a complex environmental problem that needs to be addressed.

The area of ​​the Sargasso Sea is about eight times larger than the area of ​​France. However, it is constantly changing.

In the Sargasso Sea, many sailing ships died because of the calm that usually prevails in these latitudes.

The level of the Sargasso Sea is about a meter or two above the level of the ocean surrounding it.

The temperature of the near-surface water layers in the Sargasso Sea can reach 27-28 degrees Celsius in the summer months.

For an unknown reason, eels from Europe and America sail to lay eggs in the Sargasso Sea, and their descendants again swim back. This path takes from young eels about three years.