If you’re anything like me, you find deep dark waters terrifying. The thought alone of being lost at sea (cut to Tom Hanks in ‘ Castaway ’ when he was on the raft) makes me want to stop living. But anyway, that there’s an actual term for that fear – Thalassophobia , which is an intense and persistent fear of the sea or of sea travel.
There are too many reasons for why the ocean is scarier than any other place on the planet. According to the National Ocean Service, more than 80% of the world’s oceans are “unmapped, unobserved, aמd unexplored.” … Um!?
From terrifyingly large sea life to way too close encounters with lethal sea life, these photos will make you develop a fear of the ocean if you don’t have one yet.