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
..... Click the link for more information. , 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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