Sites on the current or historic North Sea coast or situated on its tidewaters.
The connection belongs to Geography connections.
Beemster Polder: Beemster Lake had an open connection with the Zuiderzee until 1612 when the Polder got dry
Defence Line of Amsterdam: Pampus is a fort on a man-made island situated on what was the Pampus shallows or sandbank in the then Zuiderzee (a shallow bay of the North Sea until 1932)
Forth Bridge: the Forth Estuary is still tidal
Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal: Used to be located directly at the shore of the Zuiderzee
Maritime Greenwich: Along the Thames, which is subject to tidal activity from the North Sea
Schokland: Schokland is a former island in the Dutch Zuiderzee (a shallow bay of the North Sea until 1932)
Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District: " Speicherstadt - You can travel the narrow canals in small barges to savour the architectural details if the tide is right." (Hamburg-travel.com)
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to North Sea?
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