The Markermeer is a 700 km2 freshwater inlet on the north sea in Flevoland and is situated nearby its sibling, the Ijsselmeer. It's used as a reservoir and a buffer against floodwaters and droughts. In 2003 the Netherlands was hit by drought, and several minor dams were endangered. Water from the Markermeer was used to keep the area surrounding Amsterdam wet. Lelystad dam Enkhuizen also called the Markerwaarddijk and the Lelydijk is visible, the road that runs on the dike is the N302 and is used by 8500 vehicles per day with a speed limit of 100 km/h. Source : wiki
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cornejo (29287) 2014-04-10 10:03
Hi Miguel very good picture of this interesting dike, (I was in the North), very well captured with good image with good sharpness, light and color. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
pajaran (49602) 2014-04-10 10:03
Interesantan tekst o jezeru sa opisom ...
Dobar snimak, ostrina i kontrast, lepo pokazano jezero i brana.
Dobar rad i kompozicija, lepo mesto za odmor i ribolov.
Prijatno vece i lepa noc, sve najbolje.
An interesting article on the lake with a description ...
Good shot, sharpness and contrast nicely shown and dams.
Good work and composition, beautiful place for relaxation and fishing.
Have a nice evening and night, all the best.
lousat (73853) 2014-04-10 10:53
Hi Miguel,a beautiful large view showing us the work of man against floods,excellent capture from Netherland,fine details everywhere despite the distance.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
rbassin (16901) 2014-04-10 11:26
une bonne composition, un paysagt simple mais bien structuré par ces éléments verticaux à l'horizon.
C'est bien vu, c'est original!
Noel_Byrne (22092) 2014-04-10 13:15
A very Circe compositn in thirds here, and an informative picture too. It's amazing to think of these structures being used to keep water in, not out! Once again, I learn from this site and from your post, thank you.
jhm (136638) 2014-04-11 0:32
For my a known place in the Netherlands with the safe guards of the sea water.
technical a very well picture, a really image of Holland.
Excellent composition, nice presentation too.
Very well done, TFS.
Enjoy the day ahead,
jmdias (53487) 2014-04-11 1:37
despite distance of the main subject the view is impressive with good details of the barrier and its shapes. amazing the work of the dutch have done in this area, anyway they did something similar in small scale in cape town and recife when they lived there.
Nicou (118038) 2014-04-11 5:09
Quelel immensité et iamge sueprbe vue et compo la grandeur du plan d'eau et ce édiffices blanc en fond avec le fondu du ciel sueprbe compo.
Bravo et amitié
imageme (1625) 2014-04-11 8:36
HI Gueguen, Nice place to know and also comes with your detail notes about this Markermeer make me understand more about the outside world. The white structures give nice pattern to the frame. Beautiful light and natural colours. Thank for sharing
ikeharel (54087) 2014-05-05 9:42
Good evening Miguel,
Fine view upon the unique structure built to preserve fresh water.
Depth and clarity, and inspite the low light condition, a good contrast, well collected.