Wailea Daily Photo

Wailea Daily Photo

Photoblog of Maui, Hawaii

2/23/09

Whale Footprint

Whales make a footprint which is visible on the surface of the water-- a circular area where the surface of the water is smoother than the surrounding water. The whale's tail creates a vortex as it moves through the water just below the surface.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Rambling Round said...

Very cool!

February 23, 2009  
Blogger Sherry Stewart said...

very nice capture!!!

February 23, 2009  
Blogger Hilda said...

That's such a cool shot! And very interesting info too.

February 23, 2009  
Blogger Olivier said...

magnifique, on rêve de voir ça
splendid, they dream to see this

February 24, 2009  
Blogger Babooshka said...

That's an incredible image.

February 24, 2009  
Anonymous storyteller said...

Wonderful capture ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

February 24, 2009  
Blogger angela said...

Neat shot. I didn't know that...were you out in a boat?

March 01, 2009  

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