13 September 2008

Bubbles in the sea

On August 15th I visited Dornie on the west coast of Scotland.

These bubbles were coming from the bottom of a tidal sea loch in many places where the water was quite shallow. They moved from place to place as the tide level changed.

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Some of them were just small strings of bubbles, but others were leaping up to around 20cm above the surface of the water.

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When I dug into the pebbles around the origin of the bubbles, I was unable to find any source.

Fred has seen similar bubbles at a different location.

I would be interested in any responses as to their possible cause.

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