There’s an ordinary-looking stream in Yorkshire that’s actually…

strid_croppedThere’s an ordinary-looking stream in Yorkshire that’s actually a full size river compressed into a narrow channel, and it’s thought that no-one who’s fallen in has ever survived. “At its narrowest point the Strid is only about two metres wide, and foolhardy visitors have in the past tried to jump across the roaring chasm. Failure is invariably fatal, however, as there is no recorded incidence of anyone having survived a fall into the thundering waters of the Strid – which mercilessly sucks its victims into the underwater caves and eroded tunnels which lie hidden underneath each side of the rocky channel.”



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