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|The original Maelstrom is the Moskstraumen, a powerful tidal current between the Lofoten Point (Lofotodden) and the island Vaero/y south west of the main chain of the Lofoten Islands, off the Norwegian coast. It has its name from the small island Mosken in the middle of the sound.|
The Maelstrom is one of the strongest in the world.
The shallow strait, some 4-5 kilometres wide, l...
|The 26-acre Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark marks the water park chain's third Texas location (the original is in New Braunfels, and a second park is in South Padre Island). It is also among the industry's first to include a retractable roof, which allows the park to remain open year-round by converting into an indoor water park during cold or inclement weather. |
|The Bow River, in the Flood of '05. This river swelled to enormous sizes during early Summer near and in Calgary due to immense rains. It does, however, make for some cool water effects in all the rushing nature. It practically made the Bow River a lake in some areas behind the Beaver Dam.||09/08/2005||547|
|Small vessels stranded at low tide, Granville, France.|
Zoom out to see the marina with tidal gates.
|This is the route, with some extrapolations, of the book River Horse by William Least Heat-Moon: across the United States by as much river, lake and stream as possible.|
|The Turcek Water Reservoir is situated on river Turiec – a tributary of river Vah upstream of Turcek municipality. It is the main objective of the reservoir to provide for service of drinking water to the districts of Ziar nad Hronom (river Hron basin) and Prievidza (river Nitra basin). Since the reservoir is situated in the river Vah basin, under this arrangement water is transferred to two ot...||11/04/2005||469|
|This is Port Noarlunga Beach, South Australia. The jetty going off of it goes to a long,rare, temperate climate reef. The river just south of it is Onkaparinga River (aboriginal for woman's river). However the reef is the state's first aquatic reserve and the river is the state's longest national park.||08/31/2005||482|
|You can see Dawson City on the bank of the Yukon River, where gold-rushers rushed in 1898.|
The river joining the Yukon from the east is the famous Klondyke River. Along the river you can spot huge "scars" made by big, floating gold dredges.
|Originating in the Hijaz Mountains near Medina, the ancient waterway, currently concealed beneath sand dunes, runs northeast to Kuwait. Dubbed the Kuwait River by its modern discoverer, Farouk El-Baz from Boston University, it once joined the Tigris and Euphrates at the head of the Persian Gulf. Then because of climate changes, it dried up, sometime between 3500-2000 B. C.|
Around 6000 to...
|Monument Stadium, River Plate. Estadio Monumetal de Argentina - River Plate||08/06/2005||463|
|This beautiful river mouth found in the north-east of italy!If anyone knows the river's name, please contribute in the discussion thread of this file.||09/22/2005||435|
|Mont Saint Michel, France. Tidal Island and Abbey.|
With Wikipedia reference.