Image copyright: Photo by Peter Kimball, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
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This is really extraordinary!
There really isn't a 'WOW!' big enough - that is truly awesome!
I did not witness it. I wish I had. It is from my Daughter's work. She works at the institute that sends out research ships.
Iagree WOW. What a surprize and great to capture on film. Thank you.
Wow suzy56, what a privilege to witness this awesome sight!
A Whale Rises On a 2012 research cruise in Antarctica, WHOI postdoctoral scientist Peter Kimball helped use the robotic vehicle Jaguar to map the underside of the ice. But the trip was memorable for more than just their success in a harsh environment:
While we were stuck, this magnificent minke whale broke through a few centimeters of ice in a small lead and was breathing at the hole, right near our ship, for an entire day."