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Amsterdam Defence Line - Stelling van Amsterdam #03

Amsterdam Defence Line - Stelling van Amsterdam

Dutch Beemster polder - Unesco world heritage site - YouTube

Dutch Beemster polder - Unesco world heritage site

Dreamshot, Label of www.stockshot.nl proudly presents the cooperation in Google's World Wonders Project. The World Wonders Project is a platform which brings world heritage sites of the modern and ancient world online.

Dreamshot, Label of www.stockshot.nl proudly presents the cooperation in Google's World Wonders Project. The World Wonders Project is a platform which brings world heritage sites of the modern and ancient world online.

The "Stelling" or 'Defence Line' of Amsterdam is a system of military defences, constructed between 1880 and 1920. It is a ring of forts, dams, sluices, dikes and banking around the city of Amsterdam.

The "Stelling" or 'Defence Line' of Amsterdam is a system of military defences, constructed between 1880 and It is a ring of forts, dams, sluices, dikes and banking around the city of Amsterdam.

HighRes imagery from the http://www.stockshot.nl library, an unique opportunity to look at World Heritage Locations. "World Heritage Sites" is a Stock shot initiative, an organisation in the middle of the international video archives.    © All Rights reserved by Fauna Film B.V. http://www.faunafilm.nl

The Wouda steam pumping station was originally on the list of protected monuments in the Netherlands in The then report stated 'The pumping station con.

A large part of the Dutch province of Friesland is below sea level. Long ago the Friesians used these windmills, tjaskers, to keep a small field dry.   By now the tjasker is a memory of the distant past and a beloved photo opportunity for passing tourists.....  Info HighRes imagery: http://www.stockshot.nl/  © All Rights reserved by Fauna Film B.V. http://www.faunafilm.nl  Information: http://www.stockshot.nl/worldheritagenl/

A large part of the Dutch province of Friesland is below sea level. Long ago the Friesians used these windmills, tjaskers, to keep a small field dry.

For nearly two centuries the windmills of Kinderdijk have pumped excess water out of the polder.....  nformation: http://www.stockshot.nl/worldheritagenl/  Looking for broadcast footage? Don't shoot! Contact http://www.stockshot.nl/ ©  All Rights reserved by Fauna Film B.V. http://www.faunafilm.nl

For nearly two centuries the windmills of Kinderdijk have pumped excess water out of the polder. The Mill Network has all the elements of a hydraulic system .

World World Heritage Sites: Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans #05

World World Heritage Sites: Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

The greatest defensive trick of the Stelling hung on the possibility of submerging the low-lying polders around Amsterdam: Inundation. On average, specified inundation areas lay at a distance of some 15 km around Amsterdam and were planned to be large enough to keep hostile troops at a distance. The weak spots in the Stelling were the places designed to stay dry such as dikes, roads and railways. That is where the forts had to do their work, if anyone was not supposed to be there, then they…

The greatest defensive trick of the Stelling hung on the possibility of submerging the low-lying polders around Amsterdam: Inundation. On average, specified .

Friesland, the Duch province where land is water, huge amounts of it, at least according to Dutch standards. ....  Looking for broadcast footage? Don't shoot! Contact http://www.stockshot.nl/

Friesland, the Dutch province where land is water

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