Tagged: sea

Chuuk Lagoon. The Largest Graveyard Of Ships (45 pictures)

Chuuk Lagoon formerly known as Truk Lagoon was Imperial Japan’s main naval base in the South Pacific theater of WW2. In 1944 Operation Hailstone was launched by the United States during which 12 Japanese warships, 32 merchant ships and 249 aircraft were destroyed

Wreck of the RMS Titanic (42 pictures)

The wreck of the RMS Titanic is located about 370 miles (600 km) south-southeast of the coast of Newfoundland, lying at a depth of about 12,500 feet (3,800 m). It was discovered on September 1, 1985 by a joint French-American expedition.

Best place in the world to see the sunset – Santorini, Greece (18 pictures)

Santorini is a small Greek island in the middle, lower part of the Aegean Sea that offers one of the best sunsets in the world. People actually travel from all over the globe to wach the sunset each night from the famous “Captain’s House” at the top of the mountain which offers 360 degree views of everyone below. If you have a travel bucket list Santorini island shoudl be right up at the top.

A swirl of clouds over the Pacific

Theodore von Kármán, a Hungarian-American physicist, was the first to describe the physical processes that create long chains of spiral eddies like the one shown above. Known as von Kármán vortices the patterns can form nearly anywhere that fluid flow is disturbed by an object. Since the atmosphere behaves like a fluid, the wing of an airplane, a bridge, even an island can trigger the distinctive phenomenon.