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Schokland

July 30, 2016

The island of Schokland in the Noordoostpolder is not surrounded by the sea anymore.

Schokland

Old map of the Zuyder Sea.

Schokland

Since the island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there are several ingenieus interactive boards that tell some interesting stories.

Schokland

Part of the rebuilt village with narrow houses close to each other.

Schokland

The often rough sea is now a green and yellow site of emptyness and some modern farmhouses.

 

www.schokland.nl