The Passage » Sea Surface Temperature Crossing the Drake Passage

Sea Surface Temperature


Temperature trace of the sea surface temperature taken aboard the LM Gould on this trip. Note the abrupt change in temperature at about 57 degrees-the Polar Front. 1 degree latitude is 60 nautical miles (knots), about 70 regular American land miles.


One response

3 08 2008

Hi — its good you could take temps on the drake. It was so rough, we couldn’t even take sea temperatures.

Great pix and nice verbal descriptions.

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