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Panoramic photo by Ronald Tichelaar EXPERT Taken 19:00, 20/08/2009 - Views loading...

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Storm and lightning on former isle Schokland

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An incoming storm on the former isle 'Schokland', minutes before the lightning got dangerously close. As you can see it was very hard to keep the lens dry with those 6 second exposures, trying to catch a lightning. Eventually I got lucky and caught a lightning and I could get beck in the car :-)

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A: The path to Oud Emmeloord on the former Island Schokland

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B: Left Outpost Of Harbor Old Emmeloord On Schokland

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C: The old lighthouse of Oud Emmeloord

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D: Entrance To The Harbor Of Oud Emmeloord

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E: Right Outpost Of Harbor Old-Emmeloord

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F: The Harbor Of Oud Emmeloord

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G: The Harbor Of Oud Emmeloord

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H: In The Harbor Of Oud Emmeloord II

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I: Oud Emmeloord on the Island Of Schokland

by Ronald Tichelaar, 180 meters away

Schokland is a former island in the Dutch Zuiderzee. Schokland lost its status as an island when the ...

Oud Emmeloord on the Island Of Schokland

J: On The Jetty Of Oud Emmeloord, Schokland

by Ronald Tichelaar, 200 meters away

On The Jetty Of Oud Emmeloord, Schokland

This panorama was taken in Schokland

This is an overview of Schokland

Schokland is a former island in the Dutch Zuiderzee. Schokland lost its status as an island when the Noordoostpolder was reclaimed from the sea in 1942. The remains are still visible as a slightly elevated part in the polder and by the still partly intact retaining wall of the waterfront of 'Middelbuurt'. As a result from the increasing sea-level Schokland transformed from an attractive settlement area in the Middle Ages to a place under continuous threat by floods in the 19th century. By that time the Schoklanders had retreated to the three most elevated parts, Emmeloord, Molenbuurt, and Middelbuurt. A major flood in 1825 brought massive destruction, and in 1859 the government decided to end permanent settlement on Schokland. The former municipality of Schokland was joined to Kampen on the mainland.Today Schokland is a popular archeological site and host to the Schokland Museum, it was also the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in The Netherlands. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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