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Ocean floor - what is it?
« on: September 30, 2009, 02:54:22 PM »
Off the coast of ireland on the ocean floor a giant grid larger than ireland.  Just a google maps thing or what?

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&ie=UTF8&ll=53.994854,-16.391602&spn=7.082407,14.128418&t=h&z=6
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Re: Ocean floor - what is it?
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2009, 03:31:27 PM »
looks like washboarding.  maybe the way the current runs through there?
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Re: Ocean floor - what is it?
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2009, 10:44:22 PM »
Looks like a corn field in the winter to me.  Maybe it is Charlie the Tuna's garden.
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Re: Ocean floor - what is it?
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2009, 11:03:02 PM »
  Looks like the overlap on the sonar passes.
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Re: Ocean floor - what is it?
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2009, 12:27:43 AM »
It's squared off, on the lower left. Fascinating.
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Re: Ocean floor - what is it?
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2009, 12:51:58 AM »
If you use the google zoom bar - you can drill in for a closer look.  The ridges appear to be about 8 to 10 miles apart.  (A bit more than a corn field.)
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