Veerse Gatdam

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  • daha

    The Veerse Gatdam was the first dam in connection with the delta projects to shorten the coastline.

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    • April 3, 2018

  • daha

    The Veerse Gatdam was the first dam in connection with the delta projects to shorten the coastline.

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    • April 3, 2018

  • Donnersberger

    The Delta Project should definitely be included in the tour.

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    • February 20, 2017

  • Claudia 🚶🏼‍♀️🚴‍♀️

    In the past, the Veerse Meer was a tributary of troubled, agitated waters, but after the storm surge of 1953 it was separated from the North Sea by dikes and dams. The Veerse Meer offers excellent conditions for sailing and windsurfing.

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    • April 3, 2018

  • daha

    The Veerse Meer is an inland water that was created by the Veerse Gatdam in 1961 as part of the Deltaplan. The Veerse Meer is the northeastern boundary of the peninsula Walcheren. In addition, the Veerse Meer separates the peninsula Zuid-Beveland and the "former island" Noord-Beveland

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    • April 3, 2018

  • BoMu

    The most beautiful sandy beach Walcheren's

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    • June 1, 2018

  • BoMu

    A tour around the Verse Meer by bike is definitely a highlight.

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    • June 1, 2018

  • Lemmi alias Schlumpf

    Beautiful beach and Bar De Dam

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    • June 30, 2019

  • Mapf

    The beach at Vrouwenpolder is very wide and flat, especially in the eastern area at the Gatdam. Unlike the other beach area on Walcheren, there are no wooden breakwaters here in the Uferbreich.

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    • August 18, 2019

  • Mapf

    The beach at Vrouwenpolder is very wide and flat, especially in the eastern area at the Gatdam. Unlike the other beach area on Walcheren, there are no wooden breakwaters here in the Uferbreich.

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    • August 18, 2019

  • Mapf

    The dam in the coastal province of Zeeland closes off the former Seearm Veerse Gat from the open North Sea, creating the Veerse Meer. On the east side of the water is connected via the Zandkreek with the Oosterschelde (Wikipedia).

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    • August 18, 2019

  • Mapf

    The dam in the coastal province of Zeeland closes off the former Seearm Veerse Gat from the open North Sea, creating the Veerse Meer. On the east side of the water is connected via the Zandkreek with the Oosterschelde (Wikipedia).

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    • August 18, 2019

  • Mapf

    Before 1961, the Veerse Meer had a direct connection to the North Sea. With the construction of the Veerse Gatdam and Zandkreekdam in the east, the salinity of the water decreased sharply and the Gat became brackish, with all negative phenomena for life in and around the water (Wikipedia).

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    • August 18, 2019

  • Mapf

    The dam is 2.8 kilometers long, 14 m NAP high and leads from the peninsula Walcheren to the island of Noord-Beveland. Via the Veerse Gatdam leads the LF1 (North Sea Cycle Route). The Dammkrone is popular with skaters, cyclists and walkers.

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    • August 18, 2019

  • BoMu

    The most beautiful beach in the Netherlands ;-)

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    • June 15, 2018

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Location: Zeeland, The Netherlands

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