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Zuiderzee / Isle of Schokland / Oud-Emmeloord Light
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Zuiderzee / Isle of Schokland / Oud-Emmeloord Light
For savety reasons the Dutch governement evacuated the 650 inhabitants of Schokland in 1859. So ended a living on an island that was getting smaller after every storm, the costs of coastdefending to high. On the picture the harbour 
of Emmeloord, still used as a shelter for storms on the Zuiderzee. Living there was the lightkeeper and there was a small shop for provisions.
Keywords: Emmeloord;Schokland;Netherlands;Historic

For savety reasons the Dutch governement evacuated the 650 inhabitants of Schokland in 1859. So ended a living on an island that was getting smaller after every storm, the costs of coastdefending to high. On the picture the harbour
of Emmeloord, still used as a shelter for storms on the Zuiderzee. Living there was the lightkeeper and there was a small shop for provisions.

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Album name:Hans de Graaf / Netherlands
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Historic
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Built in 1915
Displayed:469 times
Date added:Sep 02, 2014
DateTime Original:2014:09:01 17:47:40
IPTC Keywords:Emmeloord
Keywords:Emmeloord / Schokland / Netherlands / Historic
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