Very strange! Sand dunes in the middle of land! Is this area man made Claus?
It's not man made, but man maintained, Paula, they keep it open, otherwise it will transform into moorland, covered with heath.
The sandy plain has it's origin in the last ice age, when strong south-westerly winds transported huge amounts of sand from the North Sea (dry land during the glacial period) to this place at the edge of a glacier. Mammoths and sabre-tooth tigers were once dwelling here, but now you'll find rabbits and the like, having taken their place.
Thanks for that information Claus, I think perhaps the rabbits will never suffer the same fate of the mammoths!
That's interesting, I never knew that something like this is real. Thank you for showing that place.
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Photo taken in Soest, The Netherlands
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