Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

8-1969

Description

Northeast Polder, a municipality in the Netherlands, is largely made of reclaimed land from Zuiderzee Works, which turned Zuiderzee into a freshwater lake, IJsselmeer, and lowered the water levels allowing for land to be reclaimed. This photograph shows farm land in Northeast Polder which is irrigated by dikes from IJsselmeer.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noordoostpolder (accessed 11 June 2012)

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

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Subject Headings

Polders -- Netherlands -- IJssel Lake Polders;

Country Name

Netherlands

Region Name

Flevoland

Keywords

polders; reclaimed land; farm land; irrigation; Netherlands; Zuiderzee Works;

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