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Afsluitdijk

General Information

Beginning of works: 1927
Completion: 1932
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Earth- and rockfill dam
Function / usage: Causeway (road)

Location

Location: , ,
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Part of:
Coordinates: 52° 56' 17.29" N    5° 2' 59.14" E
Coordinates: 53° 5' 34.77" N    5° 22' 37.17" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

width 90 m
height 7.5 - 7. 8 m
length 32 km
surface 1 200 000 m²

Quantities

clay volume 13 500 000 m³
sand volume 23 000 000 m³
number of rocks 1 500 000

Cost

cost of construction Dutch guilder 120 000 000

Materials

dam structure sand
rock
clay

Participants

Design

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20012993
  • Date created
    24/08/2004
  • Last Update
    27/08/2015