Hoek van Holland


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Hoek van Holland

(ho͝ok vän hôl`änt) or

Hook of Holland,

district of Rotterdam, W Netherlands, on the North Sea. It is an outer port of RotterdamRotterdam
, city (1994 pop. 598,521), South Holland prov., W Netherlands, on the Nieuwe Maas (New Meuse) River near its mouth on the North Sea. One of the largest and most modern ports in the world, Rotterdam is the major foreign-trade center of the Netherlands and its second
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, with which it is connected by the New Waterway. It is a terminus for ships that cross the English Channel from HarwichHarwich
, town (1991 pop. 17,245), Essex, E central England, on the estuary of the Stour and the Orwell rivers. An important port, Harwich imports foodstuffs, iron and steel, and machinery; it exports chemicals and automobiles. In wartime it has been a naval base.
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, England.
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With regard to 'Railroad across the Sea' the Dutch Railway Museum collaborates with the National Railway Museum in York and the Jan Lels Lifeboat Museum in Hoek van Holland.
will mark Desotech's fourth manufacturing facility, joining existing plants in Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands; Stanley, NC and Tsukuba, Japan.
Heno mae hi'n galw heibio Hoek Van Holland,Yr Hague,Naaldwijk,Delft, Gouda ac Arnhem.
The scrubbers will be installed on the Stena Transit and Stena Transporter ferries operating between Hoek van Holland in the Netherlands and Killingholme in the U.
In June 1993, additional METLAB II workstation installations should be completed at the Hoek van Holland Marine Forecasting Center (near Rotterdam), Schipol Airport in Amsterdam, and at DeBilt.
DSM Synres produces solvent-borne alkyd and acrylic coating resins at its site in Hoek van Holland (Netherlands) for the global coatings, adhesives and graphic arts markets since 1947.