The netherlands protect its lowland areas?

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Date created: Mon, Nov 15, 2021 6:25 PM
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Flood control is an important issue for the Netherlands, as due to its low elevation, approximately two thirds of its area is vulnerable to flooding, while the country is densely populated. Natural sand dunes and constructed dikes, dams, and floodgates provide defense against storm surges from the sea.

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