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Location type: Dike
Location address: Nederland, Friesland, Súdwest Fryslân,Makkum
Number of texts: 1
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Made by | Reference Paul 14 | © CC 3.0
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The Afsluitdijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑfslœy̯dˌdɛik], Frisian: Ofslútdyk; English: Closure Dike) is a major causeway in the Netherlands, constructed between 1927 and 1932 and running from Den Oever on Wieringen in North Holland province, to the village of Zurich in Friesland province, over a length of 32 kilometres (20 mi) and a width of 90 metres (300 ft), at an initial height of 7.25 metres (23.8 ft) above sea-level.

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