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. Large areas of the IJsselmeer have 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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It was also caused by the failure of a seawall on the Zuider Zee which inundated the Dutch lowlands.
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At Oterloo, they repulsed fierce German attacks, occupied Delfzijl, then drove across Holland towards the Zuider Zee taking large numbers of prisoners before the war ended on May 8.
Formerly known as the "Zuider Zee," it is now called the Ijsselmeer after having been drained off.
Highlights & inclusions Embark in Amsterdam - delightful Dutch capital Calls at Volendam - Zuider Zee port and Zaandam Half-day excursion to the renowned Keukenhof Gardens On-board entertainment and English commentary Escorted by a friendly, experienced cruise manager Three nights' full board accommodation on board Olympia Coach travel from the local area and overnight DFDS Seaways' crossings with cabin *Book by 30 April 2016.
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The five-year-old won on two of his four starts over hurdles last term and is joined in the entries by stablemates Cotton Mill, who has 11st 9lb in the weights published yesterday, Zuider Zee (10st 8lb) and Ruacana (11st).
Gosden has a useful second string to his bow in Zuider Zee, winner of the November Handicap at Doncaster last autumn.
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Full credit to Silvestre, he's been riding out of his skin and he deserves a lot of respect." The feature November Handicap went to Zuider Zee (8-1) who provided trainer John Gosden with his fifth winner of the race.
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