The Horizontal Falls or Horizontal Waterfalls is the name given to a natural phenomenon on the coast of the Kimberley region, Talbot Bay in Western Australia.
Despite their name, the Horizontal Falls are a fast-moving tidal flow through two narrow, closely aligned gorges of the McLarty Range, located in Talbot Bay. The direction of the flow reverses with each change of tide. As tides in the Kimberley can reach 10 meters, or 32.81 feet, a peak tide gives rise to a significant difference in the sea level on either side of each gorge.
The first video: Go for a ride on a sea plane to the horizontal falls, and then go for a ride in a boat through the two gorges and across the horizontal falls.
The second video: A documentary (2.52) about how this natural phenomenon takes place, from the BCC.
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