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|The River Thames flood Barrier which is the flood defense for London. One section can be seen "Raised". Protects London from flooding during a high tide.||07/31/2005||871|
|Ems river flood barrier since 2002.|
|The Barrier is build from 1958 till 1965.|
The Grevelingendam is a barrier between Schouwen-Duiveland and Goeree-Overflakkee. The Barrier is a part of the Dutch Deltawerken. Aproject to protect Holland against the sea.
|The Maeslantkering is situated in the Nieuwe Waterweg near Rotterdam.|
The construction was built for keeping the seawater out. In 1997 these two doors where closed for the first time. it is the intention only to close these doors when the tide is extremely high (about 3.20 meters above normal sea level).
Normaly the doors are opened to let the ships pass to Rotterdam harbour.
|In 1953, Zeeland was devastated by a flood disaster even worse than the one in New Orleans.|
After this disaster, the Netherlands closed almost all the sea-openings, to protect the lowlands.
The Oosterscheldebarrier is a 9km (5.6-mile) hydraulic wall with sluice-gate doors that are normally left open to protect the area's delicate tidal habitat.
|Along with the Erasmusbrug this is one of the two large bridges crossing the Niuwe Maas River in Rotterdam.||08/21/2005||481|
|The Erasmus bridge in Rotterdam is a cable-stayed bridge standing astride the Maas River. It is named for the philosopher Erasmus of Rotterdam and is 139 meters high, spanning 280 meters. The total length of the bridge is 802 meters.||08/21/2005||520|
|Firefighter Tranining Center Rotterdam, NL||08/14/2005||461|
|At the entrance of Rotterdam you can read the letters:|
R O T T E R D A M
|The Haringvlietdam is one of the Dutch Deltaworks-project. The Barrier closed the Haringvliet between Voorne-Putten (nord) en Goeree-Overflakkee (south).||09/13/2006||454|
|With an elevation of 7 feet, this runway must flood a lot, especially when big storms come. This is the Hikueru airport.||11/13/2006||521|
|The Euromast is a Rotterdam tower and the highest building in that city.||08/21/2005||412|