Flood Control in the Netherlands.Dredging operations that create new lands: Oostelijk Flevoland in Ijsselmeer
Netherlands Date:1957 Duration:1 min 35 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Flood Control activities in the Netherlands. Dredges on barges seen at work. The spoils are deposited to create new land masses in the Southeastern portion of the IJsselmeer (Lake) which was created in the past by the damming off of the Zuiderzee, a shallow body of water, from the North Sea. Aerial views of the dredges at work. Views of new lands, dams and locks, part of the Delta Works projects. A building at a dam, with relief tablet inscribed "1956." Mural on a building showing farmer and fisherman shaking hands across the barriers. Views of dams and locks. Aerial views of dredges and spoils being deposited in barges.Map of the operations showing the Ijsselmeer lake and the constructions in and around the new land of Oostelijk, Flevoland.
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