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Cool S**t: Mont Saint-Michel ‘Supertide’

Millions of people across Europe were treated to the viewing of a rare solar eclipse last week. This phenomenon also meant large tides across England, France and other parts of the continent. An island not far from the shores of France called Mont Saint-Michel (a very famous French landmark which is a world heritage site) attracted nearly thirst thousand people to see what they are calling‘tide of the century‘, which engulfed the island and made the usually accessible-by-foot attraction isolated.

Although there were two drownings in the region over those days, this didn’t deter people from wanting to get a look at the apparent ‘supertide’.

The spring tide peaked at a record high 14 metres, which is a coefficient of 119 out of a maximum of 120. See the photos below.

 

Mont Saint-Miche as is normally…

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Mont Saint-Michel during the large tide…

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