Thor’s Well – A Gate to the Undersea

| March 26, 2010

Many people, I believe even the locals of Oregon do not realize the existence of an amazing nature place called Thor’s Well. Located at Cape Perpetua, Oregon, the surf surge rock without doubt is very unique. In any event, it makes a great photo. It occurs at a moderate to high tide with strong surf. While I think it is best photographed near sunset, I’m sure good photos of it could be obtained almost any time of day. However, it is not easy to take a snap of the place because of sharp rocks are everywhere. Plus, a very strong surge could sweep right up and be very dangerous. The hole can be seen from the parking area at the far end of the rock shelf on the north side of Cook’s Chasm. Following are the photos taken from very brave and dedicated photographers.

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Washed Away | Nathaniel Reinhart Flickr

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Abyss | Sheldonnalos Flickr

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Thor’s Well | Nathaniel Reinhart Flickr

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Thor’s Well | Chris Mullins Flickr

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Thor’s Swell | Andrew and Sarah Flickr

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  1. That’s a nice collection of images of a fantastic place. Thank you for including some of my images with them.

    The first image is also one of mine. Jchip8 @Pixdaus posted it with out my permission. The original photo is located here – http://www.flickr.com/photos/0mega/4455261706/

    Any chance I could get you to change the photo credit and link back to flickr?

    Thanks!

    – Nathaniel Reinhart

  2. M.H.M says:

    Hello Nathaniel.. Sure. I’ll credit back to you. I thought it was yours too.

    You snapped such amazing photos there. Great job and keep it up! :))

  3. Hermitbiker says:

    …. fantastic photographs of “Thor’s Well” by very talented photographers…. awesome !! :)

  4. M.H.M says:

    @Hermitbiker Indeed. The photos are mesmerizing..I like those…

  5. Wow what are the locations. its something horrible.

  6. supra says:

    I will be back to check it more in the future so please keep up your work

  7. Kedi says:

    so amazing!! especially love the ones taking at sunset and/or sunrise :3 surprised there’s places like these that are like out of a fantasy.. things of dreams.. ^^

  8. They are breathtaking….

    Thanks,
    Soendoro Soetanto

  9. diomed says:

    Narnia, here I come :)

  10. Joe says:

    I want to go there and look for Cthulhu in my mini-sub.

  11. t-mac says:

    Impressive, indeed…

  12. Great article, I think you covered everything there. . . I would say freelancing is quite hard especially if you are not used to working on your own, can be quite hard to motivate yourself also.

  13. Breath taking and fabulous places.Want to travel to these places.

  14. Devon hotels says:

    How I wish I could swim in that place.c:
    it’s breath-taking!

  15. ED Hardy says:

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  16. ED Hardy says:

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  17. That’s a nice collection of images of a fantastic place. Thank you for including some of my images with them.

  18. Jason says:

    Looks like this site copied and pasted the text directly from the website of the guy who discovered Thor’s Well.

    http://gibphoto.com/pages/tips/cape_perpetua_thors_well.html

  19. Amazing!!! A real nature wonder! :) And you have chosen beautiful photos!

  20. hoginthemud says:

    This looks amazing. Anyone know whether hollow-earthers see this as a potential way to the real down-under?