Horizontal Falls

In the Bay Area Talbot Kimberley in Western Australia is a horizontal waterfall.
This natural phenomenon consists of two canyons in the ridges McLarty range through which tidal waves pushed huge amounts of water, creating a temporary waterfall height of 5 meters.

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When the flow direction is changed, there is a waterfall on the other side of the ridge.

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Two fault are on two parallel ridges about 300 meters from each other. First, adjacent to the sea fracture has a width of about 20 meters. Second, the image most spectacular waterfall, a width of 10 meters.

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During tidal water accumulates in front of the faults faster than can pass through them. This, in turn, creates an amazing effect of the waterfall when the water rushes through a narrow opening, and on the other side of the ridge falls to a lower level of water.

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Hot flashes, alternating with the tide every six and a half hours in this area reach 10-meter mark. When the flow through the fractures subsides, there it is possible to sail on the boat

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Horizontal Falls phenomenon has been described by David Attenborough as "one of the greatest natural wonders of the world»

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Source: trasyy.livejournal.com

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