Swim Links

Photo: Sancha FernandezOcean Bath Links related to swimming presented in somewhat random fashion: Elsewhere on the Webhttps://swimswam.comswimacrossamerica.org Vox https://youtu.be/morwlxWUFb8 Buzzword BingoGoogles – Swim Cap – Dive Block – Ear Buds – Ear Plugs – Goggles – Lane – Length – Lap – Lane Lines – Racing – Starting Block – Swim Suit – Tether – …

Gulf of Mexico

Photo: Camelia TWU, Wanter, sand, and sky The Gulf of Mexico (Spanish: Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent. The U.S. states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida border the Gulf on the north, which are often referred to …

Rhein = Rhine

Photo: Martin Fisch, written in the sky Wikipedia: The Rhine (German: Rhein) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the …

Missouri River

Photo: Alyse Backus, BLM, Missouri Breaks The Missouri River is the longest river in North America. Rising in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, the Missouri flows east and south for 2,341 miles. Elsewherehelenahistory.orgusgs.gov Photos WikipediaMissouri River Planeta

Aral Sea

Photo: NASA GSFC, Diminishing Sea The Aral Sea was an endorheic lake lying between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/XtdoohyiBLKXT4kq7 NASA Earth Observatory: The Aral Sea is considered a freshwater lake, but is becoming increasingly saltier as water from the lake is diverted to irrigate crops. The Moderate Imaging spectroradiometers (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra and Aqua …

Ocean

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center In a sense, there is only one ocean covering 72% of the planet. One planet, one ocean. That said five oceanic divisions are usually reckoned: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern; the last two listed are sometimes consolidated into the first three. What’s most important to note is that …