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the Oldest Polder in the Netherlands: Drogmakerij de Beemster
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The Beemster Polder, dating from the early 17th century, is is an exceptional example of reclaimed land in the Netherlands. It has preserved intact its well-ordered landscape of fields, roads, canals, dykes and settlements, laid out in accordance with classical and Renaissance planning principles.

Place/country: Netherlands,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100,
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:55
Publisher/producer: NHK,
Published in:1999

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