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 shore line 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
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- At Chandipur Beach in Odisha, India, a fascinating phenomenon occurs where the seawater recedes from the shoreline a few kilometers and then returns twice a day, allowing people to walk on the seafloor.
- This unique event, often referred to as the “hide-and-seek” beach, is a popular attraction in the area.
- In addition to its natural wonders, Chandipur also boasts the DRDO Integrated Research Range, where ballistic missiles are test-fired.
- Moreover, the beach is renowned for its fresh seafood, making it a culinary delight for visitors.
Therefore, option (c) is the correct answer.