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NASA Satellite Captures Enormous 90-Mile-Wide Underwater ‘Storm’


“A Nasa satellite has provided jaw-dropping pictures of a huge ‘storm’ brewing under the sea.

The swirling mass of water – which measures a whopping 93 miles wide – has been spotted off the coast of South Africa by the Terra satellite on December 26.

But there’s no need to alert international shipping, or worry about the poor fish that might find themselves in an endless washing cycle – the body of water poses no threat.

Indeed, it is more likely to create life by sucking nutrients from the bed and bringing them to the surface.

The sea storms – which are better known as eddies – form bizarre whirl shaped shapes deep beneath the ocean’s surface.

This counter-clockwise eddy is thought to have peeled off from the Agulhas Current, which flows along the southeastern coast of Africa and around the tip of South Africa.” Read more.

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