Mills powered by tidal water.
The Birlot Tide Mill, Island of Brehat, France
The sea mill on a small island in Brittany. Location, photographs, illustrated description of its workings, progress of its restoration. History only in French.
Portu Errota: Molino de Mareas
An illustrated description of the only tide mill in operation in the Basque region, constructed in 1683. [Spanish, Basque and English].
Summary of their invention and use, with source cited, by Paul Gans, Department of Chemistry, New York University, on his Medieval Technology Pages.
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