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The Netherlands, Low and High Ground

Without protection from the sea, the area five feet below to five feet above sea level would be flooded twice daily.

[a map of Holland showing the elevation, what would be above and below the sea
     if the Dutch didn't do soemthing about it]

Maps Overview - 300 AD CE - 1000 AD CE - 1650 AD CE - 1900 AD CE - at present*

Low and High Ground - 20th Century Land Reclamation* - The Delta Protection Works *

* - with names spoken

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