Facts stranger than fiction..3
Denmark Strait cataract(North Atlantic Circulation Pump, Greenland Pump)
Denmark Strait, Atlantic Ocean.
Intresting facts :
- It is the world’s highest underwater waterfall, with water falling almost 3,505 metres (11,500 feet).
- It is formed by the temperature differential between the water masses either side of the Denmark Strait, the eastern side being much colder than the western.
- It is thought that the Denmark Strait cataract has a flow rate exceeding 175 million cubic feet (5.0 million cubic meters) per second.