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A question about the Covenant landing site

A question about the Covenant landing site

ptzrzdfan

Apr-25-2017 7:59 AM

Look at the place where the Covenant Lander has landed. People were almost waist-deep in water. How could you explain it?

Also the water level is constantly changing (maybe because of tides).

 

8 Responses to A question about the Covenant landing site

Movie fan

Apr-25-2017 8:03 AM

Simple, Tennessee was adjusting his hat and wan't looking where he landed.

Then the crew cussed him out for getting them all wet ;)

Obsession is a Power, not a Curse ;)

Dark Nebula

Apr-25-2017 8:22 AM

Yep, there are tides.

When the crew first landed the area was covered in water. When they later returned the tide lowered down.The trailers didn't exactly show these scenes in order.

"Human heaven? Goodness, humans don't go to heaven.

Someone just made that up to prevent you from all going nuts."

- Kryten, Red Dwarf S3E06 "The Last Day"

Starlogger

Apr-25-2017 8:23 AM

Different filming days in New Zealand? That place is gorgeous, btw...(Milford Sound, NZ) I want tickets to there!

 

https://earth.google.com/web/@-44.62315885,167.85429145,624.49150751a,33091.75978951d,35y,0h,0t,0r/data=ClAaThJICiUweGE5ZDVlMDRkYmE0YjQ5ZTE6MHgyYTAwZWY4NmFiNjRkZTAwGbfJTXkZUkbAIZmyeFa3_GRAKg1NaWxmb3JkIFNvdW5kGAIgAQ

ptzrzdfan

Apr-25-2017 8:35 AM

@Movie fan nice version about Tennessee. :)

@Dark Nebula Why not to choose a constantly dry place to land? It seems there are many dry flat places on Planet 4 (for example, fields and other areas of shores)

Dark Nebula

Apr-25-2017 8:59 AM

Looks like the set was built on dry land and when they started shooting the tide has risen and Ridley was like "Well  nevermind, we won't drown".

My assumption, nothing official.

 

"Human heaven? Goodness, humans don't go to heaven.

Someone just made that up to prevent you from all going nuts."

- Kryten, Red Dwarf S3E06 "The Last Day"

ptzrzdfan

Apr-25-2017 9:09 AM

@Dark Nebula, thank you, it seems possible.

dk

Apr-25-2017 10:56 AM

I heard there were environmental restrictions there. If they moved more inland, they may have had to clear/level some land and that may have been a no no. I heard a similar story about the explosion regarding debris and water pollution etc...

Sources were from members on various threads.

Qubism

Apr-25-2017 1:13 PM

Water = Life so a completely dry area is boring to anyone looking for signs of life (or looking for a distress signal from some kind of life....)

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