The World’s Most Amazing Natural Events

Published April 15, 2014
Updated July 23, 2022

Monarch butterfly migrations, maelstroms, and Honduran fish rain are only a sample of six of the most amazing natural events our world has to offer.

Amazing Natural Events

Amazing Natural Events: Maelstroms

A maelstrom is a powerful free vortex, essentially a whirlpool, which occurs in the ocean. The original maelstrom that drew fame in Edgar Allan Poe’s classic “A Descent into the Maelstrom” was in fact a very powerful tidal current dubbed Moskstraumen, which is the result of conjoint currents and tides.

Pictures Of Amazing Natural Events

Source: Blogspot

Check out this incredible aerial view of a maelstrom:

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