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Shipwreck in Baltic Sea? A UFO?

  1. Jan 31, 2012 #1

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    Perhaps a USO - Unidentified Sunken Object. It will be interesting to find out what it is.

    http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/sh...on-disc-shaped/story?id=15471558#.Tyf-iCOkl4s
     
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  3. Jan 31, 2012 #2

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    http://laurendate.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/giorgio_blur.jpg
     
  4. Jan 31, 2012 #3

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    Aliens!!!
     
  5. Jan 31, 2012 #4

    Borg

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    That's obviously Pac Man!

    ht_bactic_sonar_mystery_thg_120130_wg.jpg
     
  6. Jan 31, 2012 #5
    What's the deal with this guy? I see him as a meme all over the internet.
     
  7. Jan 31, 2012 #6

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    He stars on a History Channel woo-woo show about ancient aliens. Humans couldn't have built the pyramids, humans couldn't have erected the stones at Stonehenge, etc, etc. I'm not saying that it was aliens, but it was Aliens!!!!
     
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  10. Jan 31, 2012 #9

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    What would the diameter of a submarine (pick a big one) be if you took a cross section through it? Or the stern of an old ship? It could be something up-ended. Might even be cooler if it's something natural.
     
  11. Jan 31, 2012 #10

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    Not even close. Typhoon class sub has a beam of 75ft. Between 2 and 3 times too small.

    I was thinkin' a bulkhead. But round? 200 feet?

    A Nimitz class nuclear carrier is only 134 ft beam at the waterline.

    This thing is huge.

    My thought was a piece of continental shelf that broke off and slid downslope. Except there's no continental shelf in the Baltic Sea.
     
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  12. Jan 31, 2012 #11

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    Hey.

    You know what is that big and is found in the Baltic Sea?

    Offshore Drilling Platforms.
    Here's one, randomly picked, that's 200ft in diameter...

    I know. I'm a fun-wrecker.
     
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  13. Feb 1, 2012 #12

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    35.jpg


    although, I myself just couldn't see that can turn out to be anything exciting
     
  14. Feb 1, 2012 #13

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    They do have one oil rig on the Russian side. I checked and there is no record of an oil rig disaster. I guess the platform could have sunk while being transported from Sweden? Would they transport just the platform disk by towing? The object is between Sweden and Finland.
     
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  15. Feb 1, 2012 #14

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  17. Feb 2, 2012 #16

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    It does look like a rock formation. I would bet that the "churned-up track" is just sediment being washed around it by the current.
     
  18. Feb 2, 2012 #17

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    Maybe but it would have to be an awfully strong current down there at 275ft to make such a clear track. As a diver, I know that without constant work, any non-rigid formations very quickly get smoothed out and disappear.
     
  19. Feb 3, 2012 #18

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    Is the "track" really churned up, or just a different density or depth?
     
  20. Feb 8, 2012 #19
    It's quite obvious.


    CylonRaider.jpg
     
  21. Feb 19, 2012 #20
    I've never heard of any drilling platforms in the baltic sea. Where did you find that information?
     
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