Explore these ideas and more!

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…

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…

Old Sow Whirlpool - Bay of Fundy Went here - kind of a "bust".  maybe we needed high tide??

Located off the coast of Maine near Deer Island, New Brunswick the Old Sow Whirlpool is the largest whirlpool in the western hemisphere!

Bay of Fundy Tidal Bore, New Brunswick, Canada

Bay of Fundy Tidal Bore, New Brunswick, Canada visited in 1999 with all 5 children

The Naruto whirlpools are created by the large volumes of water moving between the Seto Inland Sea and the Pacific Ocean

Interesting natural phenomenon of tidal whirlpools in the Naruto Strait, a channel between Naruto in Tokushima and Awaji Island in Hyougo, Japan.

Schiehallion - Purple heather | Traditional purple heather o… | Flickr

Traditional purple heather on the slopes of a rainswept Schiehallion

Scottish Countryside

Beautiful Rhossili on the Gower, Wales

West coast of the Isle of Iona, Scotland -I will sit on the beach and look over the ocean

High quality Landscape Photography from Yorkshire and Beyond.

Mallaig, Scotland.

Mallaig, Scotland.

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

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

:

One of the most amazing things I've seen! Lava Flow into the Ocean, Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. I think it is amazing that the islands are slowing growing from these active lava flows.

Kildonan beach, Arran, Scotland

Kildonan Beach, Isle of Arran, Firth of Clyde, Scotland.

But as you can see, it’s really quite boring. | 38 Reasons To Never, Ever Visit The Orkney Islands

38 Reasons To Cross Orkney Off Your Bucket List

I've seen some amaziningly bright and deep coloured rainbows around the islands.

Front

Storm in the making. On the final landing approach to the Kiev airport, a strange effect of different pressures creating a giant snow wave Photo by Pedro Moura Pinheiro

rosiesdreams: Light over the past .. Ayre Scotland

rosiesdreams: Light over the past .. Ayre Scotland

Doune Castle is a Bustard favorite.

Giant Swirl At Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

Giant Swirl Phenomenon at crater lake national park, Oregon

Pinterest
Search