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Land reclamation in the Netherlands, 17th century

Land reclamation in the Netherlands, 17th century

Inhabitants of the northern part of the Netherlands have successfully fought the sea since the Middle Ages.

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Keywords

the Netherlands, Low Countries, sea, seawater, sea shore, water-lifting device, dam, pump, lowland, soil, flume, polder, sea level rise, global warming, agriculture, windmill, section, North Sea, history, modern history

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