The Drake Passage is in the southern ocean between South America and the Antarctic Peninsula. It’s home to some of the world’s roughest seas and is notorious for causing even experienced travelers to become seasick.
Why do you think waves in the Drake Passage are so large?
How do conditions in the Drake Passage compare to conditions in fully developed seas in other parts of the world?
3 factors that contribute to development of wind waves, think about what they’d be like at this location, and discuss each of them.
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