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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
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Uploaded: 26/07/2013
Updated: 07/07/2014
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