Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 16, 2023

Strange-shaped sea mountain discovered off the coast of Northern California

The Press Democrat reports

A strange-shaped, 3,300-foot-tall underwater volcano has been discovered just 184 miles off the Northern California coast.

The sea mountain, or “seamount,” appears more like a smooth-sided circular tower, with near-vertical sides, than a craggy mountain. It was found in February by an ocean mapping autonomous sailboat as part of a multi-agency survey led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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