Below Sea Level: The Netherlands in Photographs Ewout Huibers
Publisher: Lannoo Publishers (Acc)
The geography of the Netherlands is unusual in that much of its land has been reclaimed from the sea and is below sea level, protected by dikes. Another factor that has 6 External links. This part of the Netherlands lies below sea-level, and has a history of floods. Retrouvez Below Sea Level: The Netherlands in Photographs et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. Below Sea Level: The Netherlands in Photographs [Ewout Huibers] on Amazon. The 19 windmills of Kinderdijk were built around 1740. Cheese and wooden shoes are in that picture somewhere. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nu, 11.000 kilometer per auto en 500 km op de fiets later, is dit het resultaat: Below Sea Level, The Netherlands in Photographs. As the planet warms, the sea rises. Just too small to Just wait for sea levels to rise, Netherlands will be new Atlantis. Photograph by George Steinmetz the Dutch have been reclaiming land from the sea—and occasionally losing Flanked by windmills, this dike protects farmland that is almost entirely below sea level. Around 18% of the Netherlands' surface consists of water, and more than 55% of the country is below sea level. Below Sea Level | The Netherlands in Photographs - Ewout Huibers - 9789089896551. In the last 10 to 15 years, the rate of global sea level rise has increased by about 50 percent.