Ondas gigantes no País Basco. Belharra – Big Waves !

A tempestade Hercules criou um grande swell na costa do Atlântico e, em particular, Belharra, no País Basco. Terça-feira, 7 de janeiro, 2014, os surfistas estavam preparados para as ondas gigantes de Belharra. Um vídeo filmado por Vincent Kardasik.

Belharra meets Hercules from Vincent Kardasik on Vimeo.

Meteorito: se cair algum saia de perto do vidro! Shockwave! go away from windows!

Segundo a NASA, o corpo celeste, que media 17 metros de diâmetro e 10 mil toneladas de peso, atravessou a atmosfera numa velocidade supersônica de 44.000 quilômetros por hora e lançou uma força equivalente a 500 mil toneladas (tnt) no momento da sua explosão, 30 vezes maior do que a bomba nuclear lançada em Hiroshima em 1945.

According to NASA, the celestial body, which measures 17 meters in diameter and 10,000 tons in weight, crossed the atmosphere at the supersonic speed of 44,000 miles per hour and released a force of 500 kilotons at the time of its explosion, 30 times that of the nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945.

O jornal inglês The Guardian criou um mapa interativo que mostra 34.513 pontos onde caíram meteoritos no mundo desde 2.300 aC. Só no Brasil são 73 casos registrados
Calcule ou crie um meteorito virtual e calcule os danos que ele pode causar ao atingir o planeta:
http://www.purdue.edu/impactearth/

Every meteorite since 861 AD: watch them fall
Only 3% of all recorded meteorites that have struck the earth were seen falling. Now you can watch every one of those 1,045 fall in this amazing animation – and you can click any of the fallen meteorites for more details.

Cada um dos meteoritos desde 861 A,C.: Veja eles caindo.
Apenas 3% de todos os meteoritos registrados que atingiram a terra foram vistos caindo. 
Agora você pode ver cada uma destas 1.045 quedas nesta incrível animação e você pode clicar em qual-
quer uma destas quedas e ver os detalhes.

Ondas grandes na Irlanda / Big waves in Ireland

No Atlântico,muito mais ao norte…com um magnífico cenário: Irlanda,em Mullaghmore, na costa oeste
daquele país.
 Atlantic swell  with awesome scenery  in Ireland! The below was shot at Mullaghmore on Ireland’s west coast.
http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=15691345&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0
Mullaghmore Head 05/10/2010 from Peter Martin on Vimeo.

A "pororóca" na China…Pororoca in China!

Fenômeno não é exclusivo do Brasil e na China surfistas também fizeram a festa…
Você pode comparar com a nossa Pororoca – no link abaixo e
saber onde mais no planeta ocorrem estes fenômenos:
(above link to see more about here in the blog: Brasil Pororoca

Qiantang River, China,Tidal bore of Qiantang River which has the world’s largest bore, up to 9 meters (30 ft) high, traveling at up to 40 km per hour (25 miles an hour).
Este fenômeno mostrado nas fotos é do Rio Qiantang,que assim  como o país é o maior do mundo…

Surf na Pororoca-2010 !! Surf in the River-Pororoca 2010

A “pororoca” deste ano tem previsão de milhares de turistas para a pequena cidade de São Domingos do Capim, no estado do Pará.

Entre os dias 26 e 31 de março a natureza oferece este fenômeno, provocado pelo encontro do rio Amazonas com o oceano Atlântico, que forma ondas de três a seis metros de altura nesta época do ano.

Existem eventos similares pelo planeta, porém as nossas ondas atraem cada vez mais turistas e atletas (surfistas) que vêm ao Pará em busca de aventura enão acreditam nas ondas que se formam.

O evento já tem cobertura nacional e internacional.
Abaixo (em inglês) os locais onde também acontecem as “pororocas” pelo planeta:

Asia

* Ganges–Brahmaputra, India, Bangladesh

* Indus River, India, Pakistan

* Qiantang River, China,Tidal bore of Qiantang River which has the world’s largest bore, up to 9 meters (30 ft) high, traveling at up to 40 km per hour (25 miles an hour).See it:
http://ummaisoumenos.blogspot.com/2011/09/pororoca-chinesa-e-punk-see-image-of.html

* Batang Lupar or Lupar River, near Sri Aman, Malaysia. The tidal bore is locally known as benak.Australia

* Styx River, Queensland, Australia

* Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Europe

United Kingdom

The Trent Aegir seen from West Stockwith, Nottinghamshire, 20 September 2005

The Trent Aegir at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, 20 September 2005

*River Dee, Wales / England

* River Mersey
* The Severn bore on the River Severn, England up to 2 metres (6.6 ft) high

* The Trent Aegir on the River Trent, up to 1.5 metres (4.9 ft) high, England. Also other tributaries of the Humber Estuary

* River Parrett* River Welland
* River Kent
* River Great Ouse
* River Ouse, Yorkshire, like the Trent bore, this is also known as “the Aegir”.
* River Eden
* River Esk
*River Nith
* River Lune, Lancashire
France

The phenomenon is generally named un mascaret in French but some other local names are preferred.

* Seine, locally named la barre, had a significant bore until the 1960s. Since then it has been practically eliminated by dredging and river training .

* Baie du Mont Saint Michel including Couesnon, Sélune, Sée.
* Arguenon
* Baie de la Frênaye
* Vire
* Sienne
* Vilaine, locally named le mascarin

* Dordogne

* Garonne
North America

Tidal bore on the Petitcodiac River

* Turnagain arm of Cook Inlet, Alaska. Up to 2 metres (6.6 ft) and 20 km per hour.Most rivers draining into the upper Bay of Fundy between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have tidal bores. Notable ones include:

* Petitcodiac River formerly the highest bore in North America at over 2 metres (6.6 ft) high. It was reduced to little more than a ripple due to causeway construction and extensive siltation.

* Shubenacadie River, also off the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia. When the tidal bore approaches, completely drained riverbeds are filled. It has claimed the lives of several tourists that were in the riverbeds when the bore came in. Tourboat operators offer rafting excursions in summer.

* The bore is fastest and tallest in some of the smaller rivers that connect to the Bay including the River Hebert and Maccan River on Cumberland Basin, the St. Croix, Herbert and Kennetcook Rivers in the Minas Basin, and the Salmon River in Truro.

South America

* Amazon River in Brazil and Orinoco River in Venezuela, up to 4 metres (13 ft) high, running at up to 20 km/h (13 miles per hour). It is known locally as the pororoca.

* Mearim River in Brazil.

* Araguari River in Brazil.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tidal_bore