The Delta

At the mouth of three great rivers (the Rhine, Meuse and Escaut), the provinces of South Holland and Zeeland meet the North Sea, forming a succession of islands and estuaries; the threatened "delta" region. Get a feel for the hi-tech battle against the rising water by following the road which takes in the anti-storm dams and runs along the reinforced dykes. The huge dam of the eastern Escaut, and the Brouwersdam protect some picturesque villages.

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The Haringvliet Dam
The Haringvliet Dam
This edifice was built between 1955 and
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Duinen van Voorne
Duinen van Voorne
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St-Catharijnekerk church
St-Catharijnekerk church
This 15 C church was never completed. In
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Briel history Museum
Briel history Museum
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Duinen van Voorne
Duinen van Voorne
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