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The biggest artificial wave in the world

Hydraulic research facilities Deltares in Netherlands, they managed to produce the biggest artificial wave in the world. The Delta Flume is a stream length of 300 m which is used to simulate the forces produced by the natural waves, in order to test the materials used in dikes and breakwaters.

The height of the wave that produced the Delta Flume was 5 meters, but as impressive and if seems, There is no question of competition with mother nature. According to Smithsonian magazine, the highest recorded wave height of tsunami has reached 30,5 meters in 1958.

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