A waterfall’s littoral force..

The extensive beauty of these rocks are a direct result of this waterfall’s littoral force. I’m not quite sure which is more wonderful….the rocks, or the water!

littoral \ LIT-er-uhl \
1. Pertaining to the shore of a lake, sea, or ocean.
2. (On ocean shores) of or pertaining to the bio geographic region between the sublittoral zone and the high-water line and sometimes including the supralittoral zone above the high-water line.
3. Of or pertaining to the region of freshwater lake beds from the sublittoral zone up to and including damp areas on shore.

1. A littoral region.

Origin: Littoral stems from the Latin word lītus which meant “shore.” It was replaced by the Old English word shore but is still used by scientists.


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