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Naruto whirlpools (6)

Naruto whirlpools (6)


Whirlpools (Maelstr√∏m) - Naruto whirlpools. On Wed. 17 Oct. 2001, during the ebb flow (current from Insland Sea to Pacific Ocean), a freighter became trapped in the vortices, its bow hit the rocks and the ship was grounded until the next high tide. Whirlpool in foregound right with stranded freighter in background.  


Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia

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