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Mystery of Giant Ice Circles Resolved

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posted on Jun, 2 2009 @ 12:29 AM
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Turns out it was methane bubble like some of you guy predicted.



Methane emissions can create a rising mass of warm water that begins swirling in a circular pattern because of the Coriolis force, or the phenomenon caused by the Earth's rotation that also helps create cyclones.




Tectonic activity deep in the Earth may be the trigger for such methane gas release, according to the Russian government.


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posted on Jun, 2 2009 @ 01:42 AM
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Is there another thread on this?



posted on Jun, 2 2009 @ 01:45 AM
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Haha, I knew it! Just like the special effects team for Jurassic park used a vibrating bass guitar string under a glass of water to achieve the circle looking bubbles as TRex walked up



posted on Jun, 2 2009 @ 02:05 AM
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Still seems pretty strange to have nearly perfect circles due to methane coming up from so deep. Which is also strange that the animals seem to thrive here and are found no where else.



posted on Jun, 2 2009 @ 04:27 AM
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Originally posted by artvandalay
Turns out it was methane bubble like some of you guy predicted.



Methane emissions can create a rising mass of warm water that begins swirling in a circular pattern because of the Coriolis force, or the phenomenon caused by the Earth's rotation that also helps create cyclones.




Tectonic activity deep in the Earth may be the trigger for such methane gas release, according to the Russian government.


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I knew it was swamp gas!




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