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Maeslandkering by Aschwinn Smith

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Aschwinn Smith Aschwinn Smith
Explore score
1
Size
0.07 Gigapixels
Views
2790
Date added
Apr 06, 2008
Date taken
Apr 06, 2008
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Fujifilm Finepix s5600

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This storm surge barrier was build between 1991 and 1997. It is part of the Deltaworks. It is made out of 2 giant doors that floot out to close of the Nieuwe Waterweg, the river that runs through
Rotterdam.
A computer decide
to close the barrier when a storm surge is predicted. Last november it closed for the first time in storm condintions.
More info on the Delta works. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deltawerken Will open in a new tab or window
More info on the Maeslandkering. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maeslantkering Will open in a new tab or window


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