Windmills at Kinderdijk. The Netherlands.

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Photo and caption by Peter Oshkai

Situated at the confluence of the Lek and Noord rivers, the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kinderdijk contains a system of 19 old windmills. They were built around 1740 to help maintain the water level in the canals designed to prevent flooding of the surrounding farmland.

Location: Kinderdijk. The Netherlands.

 

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