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Underwater Photo Location: Saltstraumen

Underwater Photo Location: Saltstraumen

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Saltstraumen is a sound with a strong tidal current located in Nordland some 30 km east of the city of Bodø, Norway. It is the strongest tidal current in the world. Up to 400 million m³ of seawater forces its way through a 3 km long and 150 m wide strait every six hours, with water speeds reaching 20 knots (about 37 km/h). Vortices up to 10 m in diameter and 5 m in depth are formed when the current is at its strongest; this feature is commonly known as a whirlpool.
From Wikipedia
Facts about Saltstraumen
  • It is in Norway
  • Saltstraumen is in the Norwegian Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-40 Metres 0-130 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
driftdrysuit

Marine Life
kelp

Diving facilities
repairshireinstructionfriendly

Photo facilities
macrowideangle

by Vidar Aas
A wolf fish from Saltstraumen .That is north of the polar circle in Norway. In the sea we had 40m vis and 5C.Great diving! Cannon G7 / SB 105 strobe

by Vidar Aas
The Seawolf (Anarhichas lupus) From Saltstraumen in Norway Cannon G7

by Annika Persson
A giant Wolf fish is having a sea urchin as a snack! The fish was found in the rich waters of Saltstraumen, in Bodø Norway. Saltstraumen is the strongest mael current in the world.

by Bjørnar Nygård
Amphipoda on anemone
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