Michel, France experiences rare supertide

March 24, 2015 6:48 AM

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Michel, France experiences rare supertide

Thousands of people traveled to Mont Saint-Michel in France on Saturday to see a supertide momentarily turn the ancient abbey into an island.

This supertide, which happens once every 18 years, was caused by Friday's solar eclipse. The tide reached a height of more than 14 meters, or roughly 46 feet, according to The Australian.

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