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Tidal bores: mascaret on the Couesnon river – France (3)

Tidal bores: mascaret on the Couesnon river - France (3)

Description

Tidal bore (mascaret, pororoca) on the Couesnon river (France). The tidal bore is significantly weaker since the construction of an upstream barrage. Couesnon river at low tide on 4 Feb. 2004 before the mascaret, looking upstream from Mont Saint Michel monastery.

Copyright

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

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