Grab your beach chair, towel, and sunscreen because the beach may be the safest place for you. Sure, swimming seems fun and all, right? The sand on your feet, wind in your hair, and it’s just the ocean, with you enjoying a moment that seems so calm and surreal. Yeah, it’s true, spending time swimming in the ocean can be quite calming with the waves flowing and enticing you to to dive in. BUT, while the ocean is truly a wonder, it’s also home to some the most terrifying sights Â and species known to man.
Over the years, scientists and marine biologist have gone to the deepest depths possible for mankind and have captures the most amazing images ever. Here, you’ll find the most mind blowing images of the deep blue and you’ll soon realize how vast the ocean really is.
As you may know, the ocean has been the cause to many tragic events and mysterious disappearances, which always make you wonder what it’s really like in the deep waters. EverÂ hear of “thalassophobia”? It’s the fear of the deep blue sea and open waters, and after seeing these terrifying images, you may have a case of it. Dive into these images of the scaryÂ oceans that will blow your mind and make you wonder what’s out there in the undiscovered regions.
Check out the photos on the following pages if you want to see stuff that will make you think twice about swimming in the ocean ever again.
The photo above shows just how vast the ocean really is.
Fun fact: Approximately 70% of the surface of the planet is made up of the ocean, and yet, more than 90 percent of it remains unexplored and a mystery. Now, let that sink in.
The biggest of all the animals on the planet found on land, it can be found swimming happily in the ocean.
Blue whales are known to grow to lengths of over 100 feet and could weigh more than 180 tons when fully matured. To give you an idea just how big they can be, blue whales can grow to be as long as a Boeing 737 plane, which are among the longest planes today, and weigh as much as 2,000 average men.
Eels or Kelp?
When you go to the beach you are guaranteed to run into some seaweed from time to time. Some beaches more than others, but what would you do if you saw this?
If it helps seaweed is supposed to be a friend. Seaweed is used in food, medicine, fertilizer, and so much more. But hey, we wouldn’t really blame you if you ran for the hills if you saw this in real life. We’d probably do the same! Until then, surfs up brah..