Isn’t this just exquisite? What you’re looking at is not a Van Gogh… it’s a screenshot taken from a video called Perpetual Ocean, which was created by Nasa to show the surface currents of the ocean from June 2005 through to December 2007. When you have a few minutes (or 20, if you want to watch the full video) do click on the link above; it’s so interesting to see how water moves across the world.

If it’s pictures you love, then take a look at the collection of ocean-current image we’ve gathered from the Net. We were interested to see what else people have created, inspired by ocean currents:

A bed tapestry; passport cover; carpet; an antique map print; and fabric.

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