About American Mediterranean Sea, facts and maps

The American is considered one of the oceanic marginal seas. In addition to numerous small , large and small groups of islands, and islets, it includes the large islands of , bordering the Gulf of and the Caribbean; of , Hispaniola, and of Puerto Rico.
The American Mediterranean is a scientific name for the mediterranean dilution basin which includes the and the .The name, which has been employed particularly by German oceanographers, is not recognized by the USGS, the International Hydrographic Organization or other international hydrological bodies.