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Monument on the Afsluitdijk, The Netherlands
Netherlands

The Afluitdijk (Enclosure Dam) is a 32km causeway which separates the IJsselmeer from the Waddensea.

The spot where the dike has been closed is marked by this monument

Copyright: Karel Gillissen
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10090x5045
Hochgeladen: 26/07/2013
Aktualisiert: 07/07/2014
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