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Originally posted by James1982
Assuming this is even real, which is unlikely, there does not have to be a hole to cause a whirlpool. In other words for your hollow earth people, this doesn't lend any evidence whatsoever to your theory.
Originally posted by highfreq
reply to post by Ear-Responsible
That is really cool. All doom and gloom a side that is awesome......Back to the D&G.. Didn't a whirlpool show up of the coast of Japan after the Big one? Has there ever been any evdence of whirlpools before a quake? I'm gonna check that out.
Linkedit on 12-4-2011 by highfreq because: Link
Originally posted by ExPostFacto
I'm sorry but this seems to be a hoax. Compare the Japan Tsunami whirlpool at about 40 seconds into the video, with the photo attached to the story. The timing alone seems to give caution, and apparently this news source has been known in the past to hoax material.
edit on 12-4-2011 by ExPostFacto because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by raiders247
All I can think of is what happens when a bathtub is full and you remove the drain stopper,
Maybe I'm simplifying Mother Nature too much, but it just seems that this phenomenon has to be caused by holes/cracks in the seabed from tectonic activity.
•A whirlpool is a swirling body of water usually produced by ocean tides. The vast majority of whirlpools are not very powerful. More powerful ones are more properly termed maelstroms. Vortex is the proper term for any whirlpool that has a downdraft. ...