Buzz up!The flow - carrying highly salty water and sediment - is 350 times greater than the Thames, according to a Leeds University team who used a robotic submarine to scan the seabed near Turkey.
It stems from salty water spilling through the Bosphorus Strait from the Mediterranean into the Black Sea, where the water has a lower salt content.
This causes the dense water from the Mediterranean to flow like a river along the seabed, carving a channel and deep banks.
'It flows down the sea shelf and out into the abyssal plain much like a river on land," The Daily Mail quoted Dr Dan Parsons as telling the Sunday Telegraph. ..... ]