Infinite Waters (image) Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology Share Print E-Mail Caption The South Pacific Gyre is the largest ocean gyre, covering 37 million km2. Credit Tim Ferdelman / Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology Usage Restrictions To be used only in the context of this publication citing the copyright. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.