The Gulf of Alaska’s shores have miles of gray sand near Yakutat, an isolated town with just 700 residents. The coast is also covered with driftwood that tends to wash up during violent winter storms. The area is part of Tongass National Forest and adjacent to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

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Magnificent forest, driftwood, and a gray sand beach with rocky offshore washed by gentle surf, located in the Gulf of Ocean Cape area. Photo by Alaska ShoreZone Program NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC; Courtesy of Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC

Cool thing: Two oceans meet but don't mix in the Gulf of Alaska.  -A

The Gulf Of Alaska, where two oceans meet but do not mix.

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The Seabarrier miracle : Where Two Oceans Meet But Do Not Mix. Gulf of Alaska !

Two bodies of water merging in the Gulf of Alaska. It is a result of the melting glaciers being composed of fresh water, while the ocean has a higher percentage of salt. The two bodies of water have different densities, therefore making it difficult to mix.

Skagen is the northernmost point of Denmark, where the Baltic and North Seas meet. The two opposing tides in this place cannot merge because they have different densities.

The Tao of Ocean - Skagen, a city on the northernmost point of Denmark is where you can watch this amazing natural phenomenon. This is where the Baltic and North Seas meet and the two opposing tides in this place can not merge because they have different

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Gulf of Alaska - where two oceans meet but do not mix. Fresh water glaciers and the oceans salt water have different densities.

Mind blowing Gulf of Alaska fact

Mind blowing Gulf of Alaska fact

Where two oceans meet... but do not mix. Gulf of Alaska.  Two bodies of water  delineated by a line of foam. One side is melted glacier water (fresh water) while the ocean, on the other side, is made up of higher density salt water, making it more difficult for the two to mix.

Where Two Oceans Meet But Do Not Mix, Gulf of Alaska. Glacier Water (L) River Mountain Streams Transporting Iron To The Gulf Of Alaska ( R). The Colour Difference Is From The Amount Of Iron and How Much Deposits. They Do Eventually Mix

The Gulf Of Alaska, where two oceans meet but do not mix.

The Gulf Of Alaska, where two oceans meet but do not mix.

“The gulf of Alaska. Two oceans combine but do not mix”

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