Weird Underwater Waves Spotted from Space

Posted: February 7, 2013

By: Douglas Main [OurAmazingPlanet]

In the ocean, there are more waves than meet the eye.

Below the whitecaps breaking on the sea surface, so-called internal waves ripple through the water. These waves can travel long distances, but rarely does evidence of their existence surface — unless you're looking down from space, that is.

This photograph, taken on Jan. 18 by a crewmember on the International Space Station, shows internal waves north of the Caribbean island of Trinidad, as featured by NASA's Earth Observatory. From space, the appearance of the waves is enhanced due to reflected sunlight, or sunglint, aimed back at the space station, making the waves visible to an astronaut's camera.

Click here to read more and see a photo of the internal waves from space.

Posted By: I have been up to that area, but never been on the river trip My friend Karin lives near there , so that is how I know about it, Also walekd from another area and ended up at Canal St Martin once!!! On: 9/30/2013

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I have been up to that area, but never been on the river trip My friend Karin lives near there , so that is how I know about it, Also walekd from another area and ended up at Canal St Martin once!!!

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