What is a tidal island? Well, it’s an island found in the tides. Simple, right? Well, there is a little more to it than that.
A tidal island is a landform connected to a larger piece of land by some kind of bridge, man-made or natural. When high tide takes place, that natural or man-made bridge disappears under the water. An island is formed as a result. An island is basically a piece of land surrounded by water on all sides. The tides basically form this island.
Tidal islands have been used by used by humans for religious retreats and fortifications. Mont Saint Michel in France is an example of both. To learn more, watch the video below.