Largest tidal bore

Last updated: October 16, 2017 at 1:22 am

The Qiantang River tidal bore in China is known as the Silver (or Black) Dragon. The wave reaches up to 9 m (30 ft) at speeds up 40 km/h (25 mph).

The Amazon River tidal bore in Brazil is known as the Pororoca. It reaches up to 3.7 m (12 ft) high and speeds up to 24 km/h (15 mph).

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