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Bulge that takes place on parts of Earth facing or opposite the moon

Kristi Hammond

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Melissa Norris on April 11, 2018

That bulge in the Land is because of the Moon, the gravitational force. The water reacts to it much more than the earth, so that virtually all the water on the side of Earth that faces the Moon is pulled by the gravity of the Moon while the water on the side of the Earth opposite to the Moon is retractable, so the far side bulge, which is better known as the high tide.

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