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100 mile wide sea storm caught on NASA Terra satellite

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nasa-storm-copy230THIS is what a 100 mile wide sea storm looks like.

The photograph, snapped by NASA's Terra satellite, shows an 'island-eating' torrent of water estimated to stretch nearly 100miles (150km ).

The storm is actually just a huge but harmless eddy known as a "current ring".

It  formed off the Agulhas Current which flows around the southeastern coast and tip of South Africa.

NASA launched Terra back in 2003 as part of a multinational effort to monitor the spread of pollution around the Earth through a 15-year lifecycle.


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