Drowned Black Polder

Verdronken Zwarte Polder

This sea inlet area was created in 1802 as a result of a dike breach, which in 1623 built Black Polder flooded. The lost land has never since reclaimed more all over again. In the past two centuries, the area may develop into a particular area. The inflowing and outflowing seawater formed gullies in the former fields and put clay and silt. Here is a high arisen cope hoarse. The wind caused the remaining pieces dike were stewing by sand dunes so developed that limit the area on the seaward side. At the place where the levee breach occurred in the past, there is still a gap in the dunes. Through this opening the sea can still penetrate into the area. With water and wind every year many cubic meters of sand deposited in the area. Husky increases result in quick succession, and that again causes the area still flooded sparingly. A gradual sweetening of the area is due.

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The Zwin

Het Zwin

The Zwin originated around the beginning of our era, when as a result of a rise in sea level breakthroughs occurred in the dunes along the North Sea coast. As a result of these breakthroughs are scoured deep trenches in the hinterland of. The at that time arising Zwingeul expanded considerably in the twelfth century, when there occurred back major floods. In the hinterland created a ramified channel system, making cities like Damme and Bruges are accessible to shipping.

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Museum the Cuckoo’s Nest

Museumcafé het Koekoeksnest 

Hidden behind the St. Jansdijk Nieuwvliet is a small historic farmhouse with two barns and a pigsty. On the outside is barely see it, but here is one of the most unique hospitality venues in The Netherlands. The Cuckoo’s Nest. It is not just a cafĂ© or museum: it is a museum known for its unparalleled ambiance and the exclamation: “You come eye shortage” is there, then one of the most heard.

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Shark teeth

Haaientanden

Cadzand and Nieuwvliet are known for shark teeth. These are here with the naked eye, just to find along the beach. They are the last century vacant following the shifting of the strata and the February storm of 1953. Also by the reclamation of sand from the sea to reinforce the dunes, many shark landed on the beach. Thereby Cadzand and Nieuwvliet are the place to look for shark teeth.

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