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Holland and the delta plan

J S. Lingsma

Holland and the delta plan

by J S. Lingsma

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Published by Nijgh and Van Ditmar in Rotterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtrans. by C. van Amerougen.
The Physical Object
Pagination199p.
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13690934M

Author and historian Tom Holland returns to his roots in Roman history and the audience he cultivated with Rubicon—his masterful, witty, brilliantly researched popular history of the fall of the Roman republic—with Dynasty, a luridly fascinating history of the reign of the first five Roman emperors. Dynasty continues Rubicon's story, opening where that book ended: with the murder of Julius. The Delta Project and the Delta Expo Find out more Explore Book your trip Books Features On February 1, , a combination of an exceptionally high spring tide and powerful northwesterly winds drove the North Sea over the dykes to flood much of Zeeland.

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This imposing project, also referred to as one of the seven wonders of the world, illustrates how the Dutch deal with water. Furthermore, they lie in a gorgeous environment with wonderful beaches, beautiful nature and many culinary spots.

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Our customers have given us the best compliment: they have entered into a loyal relationship with us. The Delta Works consists of structures that are scattered over Zeeland and South explore them, you can stay the night in Rotterdam or one of the other larger destinations in area, hire a car there and then drive out to some of these structures, while also taking in some of Zeeland's endless flat vistas.

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