Zuider Zee


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Zuider Zee

(zī`dər zē, zā, Du. zoi`dər zā), former shallow inlet of the North Sea, c.80 mi (130 km) long, indenting NE Netherlands. In ancient times Lake Flevo, it was joined to the North Sea by a great flood in the 13th cent. A vast drainage project, begun in 1920, split the old Zuider Zee into the IJsselmeerIJsselmeer
, shallow freshwater lake, NW Netherlands, bordering on the provinces of North Holland, Flevoland, and Friesland. It was formed from the old Zuider Zee by the construction of a dam (completed 1932).
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, S of the IJsselmeer dam, and the Waddenzee, between the dam and the West Frisian Islands. Much of the IJsselmeer has since been reclaimed for farm lands and urban expansion.

Zuider Zee

, Zuyder Zee
a former inlet of the North Sea in the N coast of the Netherlands sealed off from the sea by a dam in 1932, dividing it into the Waddenzee and the freshwater IJsselmeer, with several large areas under reclamation
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Curated by Koos Bosma and funded at least in part by the Van Eesteren-Fluck & Van Lohuizen Foundation, the exhibition tells the story of 24 specific urban plans from Letchworth (1903) and Garnier's Cite Industrielle (1904) to Milton Keynes (1970) and Aimere (1977) in the former Zuider Zee.
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