storm surge barrier | Zeeland Film Commission
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storm surge barrier

Category
Coast, Industrial, Modern
About This Project

The Eastern Scheldt Barrier is the largest and best known of the Delta Works. The 9 kilometre long structure seals off the Oosterschelde if there is a threat of flooding. It is 9 kilometres in length of which 3 km can be closed. The barrier connects the islands of Schouwen-Duiveland and Noord-Beveland in Zeeland and was built between 1976 and 1986. It is the largest storm surge barrier in the Netherlands.

 

Photo’s: Netherlands Film Commission, Felice Buonadonna, Ben Biondina, Your Captain Luchtfotografie