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Oosterscheldekering is a nine km dam, it was the most difficult to build and most expensive part of the Delta works. Work on the dam took more than a decade. The dam is based on 65 concrete pillars with 62 steel doors, each 42 m wide.
Each pillar is between 35 and 38.75 m high and weighs 18000 tonnes. The dam is designed to last more than 200 years. This dam has been declared one of the modern seven wonders of the world by the American society of civil engineers. Wind turbines are visible in the background.

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Additional Photos by Gueguel Miguel (Miguel82) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3120 W: 0 N: 2701] (22861)
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