Historic Natural Events


    Sept. 14, 1716. Thames Dry.—After an excessive drought, which continued from February to the end of August, a strong west-south-west wind prevented the tide from coming in for 24 hours, so that there was only a narrow channel some 10 yards wide, and so shallow that thousands of persons passed across on foot, under the arches of London Bridge.

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    Historic Natural Events. Nature 126, 422 (1930). https://doi.org/10.1038/126422a0

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