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What a Fluke! Whale watching in Monterey Bay

It’s a fact: Monterey Bay is one of the best places in the world to go whale watching. One of the reasons for this is the Monterey Submarine Canyon – a huge underwater canyon that runs perpendicular to the coast, stretching a mile from the ocean surface down to the sea floor in some places. This peculiar underwater geology funnels cold water from the deep sea into the canyon, bringing plenty of nutrients with it and making the perfect buffet for a plethora of cetaceans.

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