Name / Description

Florida Strait

Type

Straits and Channels

Discoverer

0

Part of / Flows into

Caribbean on west; Atlantic on east

Sovereignty

Between US/Florida and Cuba

Additional Notes

passage, c.90 mi/145 km wide, bet. the Fla. Keys in the N and Cuba in the S. It connects the Gulf of Mexico with the Atlantic Ocean, and is the source area for the Gulf Stream ocean current.