Persian Gulf

Persian Gulf

51F-41 -066
Flight 51F; 27.3N, 51.4E, 08:57:24 GMT, 6 Aug 1985

Amid the oil slicks and linear ship wakes in the central Persian Gulf, well north of Qatar, a concentration of surface material along a curved boundary drew attention to a suloy-like shear. The experiences of U.S. Navy ships in the gulf since the time of that observation indicate such linear wave lines to be a common occurrence in those waters.

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