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Petitcodiac River. Part II. October 2004. 5

Well, now you know when the next bore is...
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Well, now you know when the next bore is...
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And here the bore comes...
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And here the bore comes...
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The Petitcodiac river is quite small relative to some of the great tidal rivers, yet it
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The Petitcodiac river is quite small relative to some of the great tidal rivers, yet it's tidal bore has been renowned for several centuries. This is hardly surprising, since, with a 3000km2 watershed, the river drains into Shepody Bay, the western finger of the Bay of Fundy, and home to the largest tides in the world.
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As the it tides in...

The construction of the Moncton causeway in 1968, to give the inhabitants of the town a route across the river, has devastated not only the wildlife and fish population, but it has also suppressed the great tidal bore.
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As the it tides in... The construction of the Moncton causeway in 1968, to give the inhabitants of the town a route across the river, has devastated not only the wildlife and fish population, but it has also suppressed the great tidal bore.
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Before the causeway, the bore used to be up to 2 meters high! It would reach Salisbury. Now even at its peaks it is only 2 feet high! The picture of the tidal bore.
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Before the causeway, the bore used to be up to 2 meters high! It would reach Salisbury. Now even at its peaks it is only 2 feet high! The picture of the tidal bore.
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