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Scientists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have discovered thousands of mysterious holes in the sea floor off Big Sur, California, usa. The study was a survey of the sea floor, the discovery was made. The large holes are, on average, about 600 feet wide and 16 feet deep. The smaller the holes are, on average, 11 feet wide and three feet deep.
Scientists have found out that there are thousands of mysterious holes in the sea floor off Big Sur, California, usa.
Researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) were included in a survey of the deep-sea floor off Big Sur, and when they found out that the strange holes in them.
The larger the holes, which is described as pockmarks, are, on the average, about 600 feet wide and 16 feet deep. In a statement, MBARI noted that, for the first time to discover a few of the pockmarks in the year 1999. However, subsequent research by MBARI, and other organizations that have been revealed to be about 5,200 pockmarks scattered across 500 square miles.
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Thousands of small holes, known as micro-depressions. you have been discovered. Scientists have spotted about 15,000 in micro-depressions, which are, on average, 11 feet wide and three feet deep.
A computer-generated 3-d view of a micro-depression. The image was captured using underwater video, underwater drone.
(Picture: Am I © 2019 MBARI)
The discovery was described by MBARI researchers, Eve Lundsten, and Charles Paull, at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, california.
“The pockmarks and micro-depressions is in this area that the holes in the sea floor, which may occur in softer sediments, however, they are morphologically distinct,” said Lundsten, are in the statement. “The cause of the persistence of the pockmarks, it remains a mystery, but we do not find any evidence that they were made up of gas or fluid from the sea bed in the recent past. The micro-depressions are a newly-formed erosional features, and they are not starting pockmarks.’ On the whole, much more work needs to be done in order to understand how all of these features have been formed, and work is in progress.”
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Scientists would like to know is how the holes are formed in the seabed as the area in which they are found, it is the site of the proposed wind farm.
A map of the seafloor off the Big Sur show, a pockmark and a micro-depression.
(Photo: © 2019 MBARI)
In a separate study, showed at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, the researchers gave a new look to the site of a “nuclear battlefield,” by helping to identify, test, craters and sunken ships at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific ocean.
A close-up view of a micro-depression in the recycle bin, the rocks, the animals, the sea and the fish. (Photo: © 2019 MBARI)
Last year, scientists announced the discovery of a beautiful volcanic “lost in the world”, off the coast of Tasmania.
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