Rendition of the underwater exploration from vaghauk.deviantart.com
We posted a story a couple of weeks ago detailing the discovery of a strange, underwater anomaly laying at the bottom of the Baltic Sea, while it most certainly looked like the Millenium Falcon had crashed into the sea floor, it turns out it is an absolutely humongous underwater mushroom!
Here’s the very first set of pictures from the team that went down to figure this out:
Huffington Post writes:
The unidentified circular object that has held the world in a viral grip for a year probably isn’t an alien spacecraft after all. Over the past few days, divers have photographed the unusual anomaly on the seabed nearly 300 feet below the surface. According to news released Friday by the OceanX treasure hunters who discovered the anomaly on June 19, 2011, “first they thought it was just stone or a rock cliff, but after further observations, the object appeared more as a huge mushroom, rising 10-13 feet from the seabed, with rounded sides and edges. “The object had an egg-shaped hole leading into it from the top, as an opening. On top of the object they also found strange stone circle formations, almost looking like small fireplaces. The stones were covered in something resembling soot,” reports the OceanX website. One of the OceanX divers, Stefan Hogeborn, a veteran of more than 6,000 dives in his 20-year career, is completely puzzled by what he saw.
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