This is a 'thingamabobbercane' which formed in the north Pacific this week. Although not totally unheard of, this kind of thing is very rare. In the last few years they appear to have become more common, perhaps linked with climate change.
Burlington/Pittsburgh, Vermont/Pennsylvania, United States
Hi! I am a graduate student at UVM. I am currently working on a project for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to reduce runoff and pollution in Panther Hollow and the Four Mile Run watershed of Pittsburgh. This summer my blog will be all about my time in Pittsburgh.