The bottomless 'jacuzzi of despair' that kills almost anything that swims into it: Researchers reveal massive brine pool off the coast of New Orleans



It is known as the 'jacuzzi of death' - and is one of the oddest places on the planet.
Researchers first discovered a massive brine pool under the Gulf on Mexico in 2014 using a robosub.
Now, they have returned to create the first high resolution map of the area - and say it could hold the key to finding life on other planets. 
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WHAT IS IT?  The circular pool - about 100 feet in circumference and about 12 feet deep -- lies nearly 3,300 feet below the surface of the Gulf. 
It contains water that is four or five times saltier than the surrounding seawater. 
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2 November 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 74
Source: Daily Mail
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