Land Sinking

Video Segment |03:18

Land Sinking

Video Segment |03:18

Windmills are replaced by water pumps. Holland has been sinking because the land sinks as the water settles. Protection from floods comes from man-made dikes and dunes. A new inlet is created by Holland's biggest flood from the North Sea.

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Related Topics

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  • dunes
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  • Holland
  • North Sea

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