Results for: Maelstrom

What is a maelstrom?

A maelstrom is a very powerful whirlpool; a large, swirling body of  water. The word is a compound of the Nordic words mala (grind) and  ström (stream). It originates fro (MORE)

What does maelstrom mean?

  This was all i found that meant maelstrom.   Maelstrom means :   1. any large or violent whirlpool   2. a violently confused or dangerously agitated stat (MORE)
In Geology

How does a maelstrom form?

A maelstrom is a powerful whirlpool in the sea. It is formed when a  large rotation of water is coupled with a sufficient downward  force.

What is the Maelstrom in World of Warcraft?

The Maelstrom was created when the Well of Eternity collapsed in on itself during the Great Sundering. There are rumors (unconfirmed at best) that in Cataclysm, Deathwing (t (MORE)

How are maelstroms formed?

A maelstrom is formed when very strong tides coming from different (opposing) directions meet. This conjunction of strong and opposing tides causes an uncommonly powerful whir (MORE)