Tag: Shirakami Misaki

The Doctor Is In The House

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A day after the latest Japanese relay team crossed the Tsugaru Channel, Dr. Steven Minaglia from Honolulu, Hawaii is getting ready for his own solo Tsugaru Channel attempt. From his hotel room on Tappi Misaki, he has been watching the whitewater and wind chop typically blow across the Tsugaru Current.

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Where The Earth Is Not Flat

Back in 1988-1989 when we were researching the Tsugaru Channel together with the engineers who helped design the Seikan Tunnel that goes underneath the Tsugaru Channel, we were told that the sea level of the Sea of Japan (on the west side of the channel) is higher than the sea level of the Pacific Ocean (on the east side of the channel). How strange, we

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