Essentially an underwater icicle, the brinicle, or "fin

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Essentially an underwater icicle, the brinicle, or "fin

Post by bob » 11/25/11, 4:29 pm

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/2 ... 10757.html

The temperature of this sinking brine, which was well below 0C, caused the water to freeze in an icy sheath around it.

Where the so-called "brinicle" met the sea bed, a web of ice formed that froze everything it touched, including sea urchins and starfish.
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