View at the Maeslantkering

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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 (71)

RiaM on January 19, 2011

Thanks Wijarn, for your compliment and LIKE!

Greetings, Ria

Teunis Haveman on February 3, 2011

Mooie lucht er boven


Gr Teunis

RiaM on February 3, 2011

Hey Teunis, leuk dat je ook hier kwam kijken! Bedankt voor het compliment en de LIKE!

Groetjes, Ria

Pan Kartsonakis on February 11, 2011

Beautiful scenery, Very nice photo.........I LIKE .. 23……..………….Greetings from HELLAS(GREECE)

RiaM on February 12, 2011

Thank you, Kartson, for your very kind compliments and for the LIKE!! I always appreciate your visits!

Friendly greetings from Ria

ANDRES AMBROSIO on February 12, 2011

Very nice shot.Like

Haggs on February 13, 2011

Excellent again very good detailing great capture Like regards...Haggs...

RiaM on February 18, 2011

Hello ANDRÉS! Welcome in my gallery and thanks a lot for your visit, compliment and LIKE!! I appreciate it!

Kind regards, Ria

RiaM on February 18, 2011

Hi Haggs! Nice to see you again! Thank you for the fine compliments. I appreciate your visit and LIKE!

Most friendly greetings from Ria

majasa on February 21, 2011

Beautiful scenery and colours!


Best wishes,majasa

RiaM on February 21, 2011

Hello cristiano!

I'm glad to hear that you appreciate my photo. Thanks for your nice compliments and for the LIKE! I always value your visits!

Warm greetings from Ria

RiaM on February 21, 2011

Hello Majasa!

I appreciate your visit, lovely compliments and LIKE 27! Thank you for everything!

Warm greetings from Ria

Adinord on March 19, 2011

Schönes Foto!

Like 29

Mit freundlichen Gruß, Adinord

RiaM on March 19, 2011

Hello Adinord,

Thank you for your visit and compliment + LIKE! It means a lot to me!

LG, Ria

蕭瑋彥 on April 11, 2012

it's a very spectacular shot!
very like it!
Greetings from Taiwan.

Oleh RA on July 15, 2012

Very beautiful photo! Nice panorama! Like+Fav

Greets from Ukraine

Bogdan Var on January 25, 2013


donyaro on March 26, 2013

Niezłe fotki, super miejsca! Pozdrawiam! Poland!

L101 on April 12, 2013

Hi, nice foto :) Like

Guto Mantua on September 1, 2013

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

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  • Uploaded on December 31, 2010
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    by RiaM
    • 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