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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #85836: Mont Saint-Michel
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    Mont Saint-Michel

     Mont-Saint-Michel before the legend


    legend or reality ?


     Mont-Saint Michel before the legend is the story of the rock called Tombe, of the forest and of the sea.


    It was a one hundred and fifty foot high rock. For thousands of years, it resisted erosion from wind and water. Around the rock, there was a thick forest. The forest was called Scissy. At the beginning of the 8th century (when bishop Aubert dedicated the rock to Saint-Michel), this forest disappeared: it was engulfed by the sea during an enormous tidal wave. And it is on this rock, lost in this immense bay, between sky and sea, that the men of the Middle Ages built Mont Saint Michel.




      blue  se sea         green : forest







    tidal wave



    flood current

    ebb current

    low tide

    high tide

    water depth estimate


    spring tide


    tidal range



    tide staff

    tide of rise

    tidal bore

    tide tables



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    1. ( )   [T...] in the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel are among the strongest in the world.

    2. The difference in the ( )   [de...] between (3 words)

    3. ( )   [l...] and (2 words)

    4. ( )   [hi...] in the same place, (2 words)

    5. (called the ( )   [ti...]) (2 words)

    6. is around forty feet. The beaches are almost completely flat. The sea comes in many miles in just a few hours. The sea comes in at an amazing speed, like a horse at the gallop and surrounds Mont-Saint-Michel. It is dangerous for people to fish or walk on the ( )   [fo...]

    7. It is very dangerous and it is imperative to know the ( )   [ti...] (2 words)

    8. and ( )   [ti...] (2 words)

    9. because the ( )   [eb...] (2 words)

    10. forms a wave called the ( )   [ti...]. (2 words)

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