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At one of the places in India, if you stand on the seashore and watch the sea, you will find that the sea water recedes from the shoreline a few kilometres and comes back to the shore, twice a day, and you can actually walk on the sea floor when the water recedes. This unique phenomenon is seen at

(a) Bhavnagar
(b) Bheemunipatnam
(c) Chandipur
(d) Nagapattinam



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The unique phenomenon described, where the sea water recedes from the shoreline allowing people to walk on the sea floor, is seen at option (c) Chandipur.

Chandipur, also known as Chandipur-on-sea, is a coastal town located in the Balasore district of Odisha, India. The phenomenon is commonly referred to as the "Chandipur Beach Retreat" or "Chandipur Beach Disappearance." Due to tidal variations in the area, the sea water recedes significantly during low tide, creating an expanse of exposed sea floor. This receding of the sea water can extend for several kilometers, allowing people to walk on the sea floor and explore the exposed marine life and shells. The water then returns during high tide, covering the shore once again.


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