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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:46 pm 
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The BBC Frozen Planet series :arrow: filmed an incredible brinicle on the ocean floor that freezes everything in its path including urchins and starfish. This video is very amazing.



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The icy phenomenon is caused by cold, sinking brine, which is more dense than the rest of the sea water. If forms a brinicle as it contacts wamer water below the surface...


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