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Dam the delta

Author: Joy Batchelor; Netherlands. Regeeringsvoorlichtingsdienst.; Halas and Batchelor.
Publisher: G.B. : Netherlands Government Information Service, amde by Halas and Batchelor, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Visual material : English
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Summary: An account of Hollands centuries long struggle against the sea. Shows hoe the Delta was originally formed. The very first land reclamation work and the construction of artificial mounds. The coming of the machine age brought a new attack on the sea and work on the Zuyder See and Delta projects is described. Illustrates how polders are formed, the building of dykes and modern sluice completes. A humorous  Read more...
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Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Batchelor; Netherlands. Regeeringsvoorlichtingsdienst.; Halas and Batchelor.
OCLC Number: 85955024
Description: 12 min. : sound, colour ; 16 mm.
Responsibility: John Ferno, producer ; Joy Batchelor, director.

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Summary: An account of Hollands centuries long struggle against the sea. Shows hoe the Delta was originally formed. The very first land reclamation work and the construction of artificial mounds. The coming of the machine age brought a new attack on the sea and work on the Zuyder See and Delta projects is described. Illustrates how polders are formed, the building of dykes and modern sluice completes. A humorous film in cartoon form. The film's original Dutch title is 'Nederland: deltaland'.

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