National Geographic : 1927 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photograph by Geo. Finlay Simmons THE "BLOSSOM" CREEPS ALONG THE EDGE OF THE SARGASSO SEA For centuries a large area in the Atlantic, filled with weird and shifting masses of gulf weed (see map, page 5), was supposed to be the graveyard of the derelicts of the sea. In the course of its cruise of two and a half years the Blossom passed through this area twice and many days were spent in dipping, searching, and studying its peculiar fauna (see text, pages 13-14). rl1'8 , ~B:"?