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The Maeslantkering is a storm surge barrier on the imaginary dividing line between the Nieuwe Waterweg waterway located at Hoek van Holland and the river the Scheur located along the cities of Maassluis and Vlaardingen up to the confluence of the rivers Oude Maas and Nieuwe Maas, Netherlands, 51°57′18.98″N 4°09′49.63″ECoordinates: 51°57′18.98″N 4°09′49.63″E, which automatically closes when needed. It is part of the Delta Works and it is one of largest moving structures on Earth, rivalling the Green Bank Telescope in the USA and the Bagger 288 excavator in Germany.

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Comments (72)

L101 on April 12, 2013

Hi, nice foto :) Like

Augusto j s on September 1, 2013

Mi piace molto.... tanti saluti, Guto.

Pixelfoto.hu Kiss Lá… on September 8, 2013

Very nice shot! Like 36

We are pleased to invite you this picture in Colours group.

Thank you, greetings, László Kiss

ganzilotomich, on September 14, 2013

Fantástico! um belo quadro.

Gosto

michalll on November 15, 2013

Interesting photo. Like ! Pozdrawiam z południa Polski. Michał

lucanikon71 on March 16, 2014

Bellissima atmosfera catturata, Like. Ciao, LUCA.

RiaM on March 17, 2014

Dear Pano-friends: Willian, Hsiao, Oleh RA, Lemonio, donyaro, L101, Augusto “Guto Mantua…, Pixelfoto.hu Kiss Lá… , ganzilotomich, and michalll, may I thank all of you that have visited this photo and for the many nice comments that have been made here during the time I had a "time out" at Panoramio.

Best regards, Ria

RiaM on March 17, 2014

Thanks a lot LUCA, for your pleasant comments and LIKE!

I really do appreciate it!

Warm regards, Ria

Ilie Olar on March 25, 2014

Very nice place and view to the sea! YSL! Greetings from Romania, Ilie

RiaM on March 25, 2014

Hello Ilie,

Thanks for your comments and the YSL6.41! Very much appreciated!

Best wishes to you in Romania, send by Ria

Theo Wasserhess on June 27

Very fine composition and atmosphäre, like!

Thanks for your visit and friendly comment!

Best regards Theo

RiaM on June 27

Many thanks Theo, for your pleasant compliment and the Like!

I’m very happy about it!

Best wishes, Ria

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  • Uploaded on December 31, 2010
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by RiaM
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D700
    • Taken on 2010/10/24 12:02:01
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/2000)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/10.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO1250
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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