The third largest maelstrom in the world is located in the relatively narrow Strait of Corryvreckan. Extreme tidal currents surge into whirlpools swirling round and round due in part to its location between two islands off the west coast of Scotland and the pyramidal rock on the sea floor. 30 foot waves swell from a depth of 100 fathoms and the reverberation of nature’s fury is heard from as far as ten miles away. Bewitching and bizarre legends were told by Celtic people about the ominous…
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Did you know the world's third largest whirlpool is in the Gulf of Corryvreckan, located between the Scottish islands of Jura and Scarba? The roar of the Corryvreckan Whirlpool is said to be so loud it can be heard up to 10 miles away. Pic: linksrobbie / Instagram -- via Visit Scotland on Facebook
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