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Tidal bores: mascaret on the Couesnon river – France (2)

Tidal bores: mascaret on the Couesnon river - France (2)

Description

Tidal bore (mascaret, pororoca) on the Couesnon river (France). The tidal bore is significantly weaker since the construction of an upstream barrage. Bore seen from the Tour de Gabriel on 7 March 2004 (bore flowing from right to left).

Copyright

Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia

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