Reversing Falls


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Reversing Falls

n
(Placename) (sometimes not capitals) a series of rapids in the Saint John River, New Brunswick, Canada, the flow of which regularly reverses itself owing to the force an incoming tide
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Its integration of the untamed New Brunswick landscape into the narrative, including a dramatic finale that takes place over the reversing falls in Saint John, intensifies a sense of the heroic proportions of the novel's protagonist--Argimou.
Manufacturing output rose 1.9% on a month earlier, reversing falls in April and May, while overall production was up 1.1% month-on-month.
Still messing about on the water...Saint John is home to the Reversing Falls, the point where the low and high tides of the Bay of Fundy collide to create whirlpools and white water.
The Reversing Falls at the mouth of the Saint John River, N.B.
Since tidal current and river flow are always present, there is no appreciable slack water in the Reversing Falls section.
Saint John's chief claim to tourist fame is Reversing Falls, a natural phenomenon in which a series of rapids and whirlpools caused by high tides force back--twice each day for several hours--the mighty St.
At the end of a relatively subdued day the FTSE 100 Index jumped 46.7 points to 4,832.3, reversing falls earlier in the session.
One of the more unusual wonders of the Fundy tides is Reversing Falls, located in Saint John.
Time will be available to visit the Reversing Falls Rapids, Martello Tower and other sites of the city.
At the end of a subdued day the FTSE 100 Index jumped 46.7 points to 4832.3, reversing falls earlier in the session.