Den Helder


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Den Helder

(dŭn hĕl`dər), city (1994 pop. 61,024), North Holland prov., NW Netherlands, on the North Sea. It is the main base of the Netherlands's navy.

Den Helder

 

(also Helder), a city and port in the Netherlands, in North Holland Province, on an outlet from Wadden Zee into the North Sea. Population, 60,500 (1975). Den Helder has a shipyard and a naval base. Part of the population engages in fishing.

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Ekkebus now lives openly in Den Helder, where he runs a secondhand goods shop and repair business, even though a warrant for his arrest is still out in Scotland.
com)-- Stevens Institute of Technology and the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have recently conducted joint experiments in the Dutch Navy Harbor of Den Helder, where passive acoustic systems from both parties were combined.
platform and onwards to Nybro in Denmark or Den Helder in the Netherlands,
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When I was six months old my mother took me away from Surinam and brought me and my two brothers up on her own in Den Helder, a small town in Holland.
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The companies will perform the work from Total's office in Den Helder, the Netherlands.