Churchill Barriers tidal project

The barriers have changed the tidal flow in the surrounding waters considerably

The Churchill Barriers in Orkney, UK link a series of small islands on the east side of Scapa Flow and they were built during World War II to form a protective barrier against submarine intrusion after the sinking of the battleship Royal Oak by a German submarine in 1939.

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