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Frisian Islands

Index Frisian Islands

The Frisian Islands, also known as the Wadden Islands or the Wadden Sea Islands, form an archipelago at the eastern edge of the North Sea in northwestern Europe, stretching from the northwest of the Netherlands through Germany to the west of Denmark. [1]

107 relations: Aduard, Afsluitdijk, Ameland, Amrum, Archipelago, Baltrum, Barrier island, Blauort, Borkum, Danish language, Danish Wadden Sea Islands, Denmark, Dutch language, East Frisian Islands, Elbe, Ems (river), Engelsmanplaat, Estuary, Europe, Fanø, Föhr, Franeker, Friesland, Frisia, Frisian Islands, Frisian languages, Frisians, Geest, German Bight, Germany, Griend, Großer Knechtsand, Groningen (province), Hallig Habel, Halligen, Hamburger Hallig, Harbor, Heligoland, Heligolandic dialect, Holocene, Holwerd, Homeland, Ice age, Jordsand, Juist, Jutland, Kachelotplate, Koresand, Langeneß, Langeoog, ..., Langli, Lütje Hörn, Levee, Lighthouse, List auf Sylt, Mandø, Mellum, Memmert, Middle Ages, Minsener Oog, Mudflat, Natural gas, Nature reserve, Netherlands, Neuwerk, Nigehörn, Noorderhaaks, Norderney, Norderoog, Nordstrand, Germany, Nordstrandischmoor, North Frisian Islands, North Holland, North Sea, Oland (Frisian island), Peins, Pellworm, Petroleum, Pliny the Elder, Rømø, Richel, Rif (island), Rottumeroog, Rottumerplaat, Südfall, Scharhörn, Schiermonnikoog, Ship, Shoal, Simonszand, South Holland, Spiekeroog, Sylt, Terp, Terschelling, Tertius (sandbank), Texel, Traffic, Trischen, Vlieland, Wadden Sea, Wangerooge, Weser, West Frisian Islands, Wieringen, Wildlife, Zuiderduintjes. Expand index (57 more) »

Aduard

Aduard is a village in the municipality of Zuidhorn, in the Netherlands.

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Afsluitdijk

The Afsluitdijk (Ofslútdyk; Dam) is a major causeway in the Netherlands, constructed between 1927 and 1932 and running from Den Oever on Wieringen in North Holland province, to the village of Zurich in Friesland province, over a length of and a width of, at an initial height of above sea level.

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Ameland

Ameland (West Frisian: It Amelân) is a municipality and one of the West Frisian Islands off the north coast of the Netherlands.

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Amrum

Amrum (''Öömrang'' North Frisian: Oomram) is one of the North Frisian Islands on the German North Sea coast, south of Sylt and west of Föhr.

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Archipelago

An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands.

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Baltrum

Baltrum is a barrier island off the coast of East Frisia, in Germany, and is a municipality in the district of Aurich, Lower Saxony.

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Barrier island

Barrier islands are coastal landforms and a type of dune system that are exceptionally flat or lumpy areas of sand that form by wave and tidal action parallel to the mainland coast.

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Blauort

Blauort is one of Germany's uninhabited North Sea sandy islets off the coast of Dithmarschen (near Büsum), and measures about 1,200 m from north to south and 500 metres from east to west.

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Borkum

Borkum is an island and a municipality in the Leer District in Lower Saxony, northwestern Germany.

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Danish language

Danish (dansk, dansk sprog) is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in Denmark and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status.

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Danish Wadden Sea Islands

The Danish Wadden Sea Islands (Danske Vadehavsøer) are a group of islands on the western coast of Jutland, Denmark.

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Denmark

Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Dutch language

The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.

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East Frisian Islands

The East Frisian Islands (German: Ostfriesische Inseln, West Frisian: Eastfryske eilannen) are a chain of islands in the North Sea, off the coast of East Frisia in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Elbe

The Elbe (Elbe; Low German: Elv) is one of the major rivers of Central Europe.

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Ems (river)

The Ems (Ems; Eems) is a river in northwestern Germany.

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Engelsmanplaat

Engelsmanplaat, or De Kalkman which is its local name, is a small sandbank between the Dutch islands Ameland and Schiermonnikoog.

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Estuary

An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Fanø

Fanø is a Danish island in the North Sea off the coast of southwestern Denmark, and is the very northernmost of the Danish Wadden Sea Islands.

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Föhr

Föhr (''Fering'' North Frisian: Feer; Før) is one of the North Frisian Islands on the German coast of the North Sea.

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Franeker

Franeker (Frjentsjer) is one of the eleven historical cities of Friesland and capital of the municipality of Waadhoeke.

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Friesland

Friesland (official, Fryslân), also historically known as Frisia, is a province of the Netherlands located in the northern part of the country.

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Frisia

Frisia (Fryslân, Dutch and Friesland) is a coastal region along the southeastern corner of the North Sea in what today is mostly a large part of the Netherlands, including modern Friesland, and smaller parts of northern Germany.

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Frisian Islands

The Frisian Islands, also known as the Wadden Islands or the Wadden Sea Islands, form an archipelago at the eastern edge of the North Sea in northwestern Europe, stretching from the northwest of the Netherlands through Germany to the west of Denmark.

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Frisian languages

The Frisian languages are a closely related group of Germanic languages, spoken by about 500,000 Frisian people, who live on the southern fringes of the North Sea in the Netherlands and Germany.

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Frisians

The Frisians are a Germanic ethnic group indigenous to the coastal parts of the Netherlands and northwestern Germany.

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Geest

Geest is a type of landform, slightly raised above the surrounding countryside, that occurs on the plains of Northern Germany, the Northern Netherlands and Denmark.

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German Bight

The German Bight (Deutsche Bucht; tyske bugt; Duitse bocht; Dútske bocht; sometimes also the German Bay) is the southeastern bight of the North Sea bounded by the Netherlands and Germany to the south, and Denmark and Germany to the east (the Jutland peninsula).

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Griend

Griend (West Frisian: Gryn) is a small uninhabited Dutch island in the Wadden Sea, lying around 12 kilometres south of Terschelling.

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Großer Knechtsand

The Großer Knechtsand is a large sandbank beyond the Weser and Elbe estuaries (in the Elbe-Weser Triangle) in the eastern part of Lower Saxony's Wadden Sea off the coast of North Germany.

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Groningen (province)

Groningen (Gronings: Grunn; Grinslân) is the northeasternmost province of the Netherlands.

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Hallig Habel

Hallig Habel (Habel, North Frisian: Haabel) is the smallest Hallig in the German Wadden Sea, and is a bird sanctuary.

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Halligen

The Halligen (German) or the halliger (Danish, singular Hallig) are small islands without protective dikes.

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Hamburger Hallig

Hamburger Hallig (Hamborg hallig, North Frisian: Hamborjer Håli) is an area on the westcoast of Nordfriesland district in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, that is not protected by sea dikes.

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Harbor

A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences; synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships, boats, and barges can be docked.

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Heligoland

Heligoland (Helgoland; Heligolandic Frisian: deät Lun, Mooring Frisian: Hålilönj) is a small German archipelago in the North Sea.

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Heligolandic dialect

Heligolandic (Halunder) is the dialect of the North Frisian language spoken on the German island of Heligoland in the North Sea.

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Holocene

The Holocene is the current geological epoch.

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Holwerd

Holwerd is a village in Dongeradeel municipality in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland.

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Homeland

A homeland (country of origin and native land) is the concept of the place (cultural geography) with which an ethnic group holds a long history and a deep cultural association – the country in which a particular national identity began.

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Ice age

An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.

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Jordsand

Jordsand was a small Danish hallig located in the Wadden Sea southeast of the Danish island Rømø and east of the German island Sylt.

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Juist

Juist is an island and municipality in the district of Aurich in Lower Saxony in Germany.

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Jutland

Jutland (Jylland; Jütland), also known as the Cimbric or Cimbrian Peninsula (Cimbricus Chersonesus; Den Kimbriske Halvø; Kimbrische Halbinsel), is a peninsula of Northern Europe that forms the continental portion of Denmark and part of northern Germany.

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Kachelotplate

The Kachelotplate is a sandbar in the North Sea.

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Koresand

Koresand is a sandbank in the Danish part of the Wadden Sea, south west of the island of Mandø.

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Langeneß

(Langenæs, North Frisian Nees) is a municipality in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

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Langeoog

Langeoog is one of the seven inhabited East Frisian Islands at the edge of the Lower Saxon Wadden Sea in the southern North Sea, located between Baltrum Island (west), and Spiekeroog (east).

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Langli

Langli is a small marsh island in the Ho Bugt near Esbjerg on the Danish North Sea Coast.

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Lütje Hörn

Lütje Hörn is an uninhabited East Frisian Island in the North Sea.

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Levee

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Lighthouse

A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and to serve as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways.

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List auf Sylt

List auf Sylt (known as List until 31 December 2008) is the northernmost municipality in Germany, located on the North Sea island of Sylt close to Denmark in the district of Nordfriesland in the state of Schleswig-Holstein.

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Mandø

Mandø is one of the Danish Wadden Sea islands off the southwest coast of Jutland, Denmark in the Wadden Sea, part of the North Sea.

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Mellum

Mellum is an uninhabited island lying southeast of Wangerooge, off the coastal settlements of Horumersiel and Schillig.

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Memmert

Memmert is a small East Frisian island off the northern coast of Germany, with an area of.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Minsener Oog

Minsener Oog, also Minser Oog or Minsener Oldeoog, is an uninhabited East Frisian island that belongs to the parish of Wangerooge in the north German district of Friesland in the state of Lower Saxony.

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Mudflat

Mudflats or mud flats, also known as tidal flats, are coastal wetlands that form when mud is deposited by tides or rivers.

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Natural gas

Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other higher alkanes, and sometimes a small percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.

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Nature reserve

A nature reserve (also called a natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve, or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Neuwerk

is a tidal island in the Wadden Sea on the German North Sea coast, with a population of 32.

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Nigehörn

Nigehörn is an uninhabited artificial island in the North Sea belonging to the German city of Hamburg.

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Noorderhaaks

Noorderhaaks, also called Razende Bol (Raging Ball in Dutch), is an uninhabited Dutch island "", Nederlands Dagblad, 2003.

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Norderney

Norderney is one of the seven populated East Frisian Islands off the North Sea coast of Germany.

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Norderoog

Norderoog (Halligen Frisian: Noorderuug, Danish: Nørreog) is one of the ten German halligen islands of the North Frisian Islands in the Wadden Sea, which is part of the North Sea off the coast of Germany.

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Nordstrand, Germany

(North Frisian: di Ströön) is a peninsula and former island in North Frisia on the North Sea coast of Germany.

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Nordstrandischmoor

Nordstrandischmoor (Nordstrand Mor, North Frisian: Lätj Möör; also known locally as Lüttmoor) is a Hallig (undyked islet) off the North Frisian coast in Germany and lies within the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park.

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North Frisian Islands

The North Frisian Islands are the Frisian Islands off the coast of North Frisia.

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North Holland

North Holland (Noord-Holland, West Frisian Dutch: Noard-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands located in the northwestern part of the country.

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Oland (Frisian island)

Oland (Øland, North Frisian: Ualöönist) is a small hallig which is connected by a narrow gauge railway to the mainland and to hallig Langeneß.

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Peins

Peins is a village in Waadhoeke in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands.

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Pellworm

(Pelvorm; North Frisian Polweerm) is a municipality in the district of Nordfriesland,in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

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Petroleum

Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.

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Pliny the Elder

Pliny the Elder (born Gaius Plinius Secundus, AD 23–79) was a Roman author, naturalist and natural philosopher, a naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and friend of emperor Vespasian.

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Rømø

Rømø (Röm, North Frisian: Rem) is a Danish island in the Wadden Sea.

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Richel

Richel (Ridge), or rather De Richel (The Ridge), is a permanently dry sandbank in the Wadden Sea, in the gap between the Dutch islands of Vlieland and Terschelling.

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Rif (island)

Rif is a small, uninhabited, Dutch island in the Wadden Sea, lying between Ameland and Schiermonnikoog, north of Engelsmanplaat.

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Rottumeroog

Rottumeroog is an uninhabited island in the Wadden Sea and is part of the Netherlands.

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Rottumerplaat

Rottumerplaat is one of the three islands that make up Rottum in the West Frisian Islands.

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Südfall

Südfall (Sydfald) is a small island in the Wadden Sea off the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, one of the ten German Hallig islands.

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Scharhörn

Scharhörn is an uninhabited island in the North Sea belonging to the city of Hamburg, Germany.

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Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog (or; Skiermûntseach) is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands.

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Ship

A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing.

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Shoal

In oceanography, geomorphology, and earth sciences, a shoal is a natural submerged ridge, bank, or bar that consists of, or is covered by, sand or other unconsolidated material, and rises from the bed of a body of water to near the surface.

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Simonszand

Simonszand is a sandbank between the West Frisian Islands of Schiermonnikoog and Rottumerplaat in the Netherlands.

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South Holland

South Holland (Zuid-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands with a population of just over 3.6 million as of 2015 and a population density of about, making it the country's most populous province and one of the world's most densely populated areas.

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Spiekeroog

Spiekeroog is one of the East Frisian Islands, off the North Sea coast of Germany.

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Sylt

Sylt (Sild; Söl'ring North Frisian: Söl) is an island in northern Germany, part of Nordfriesland district, Schleswig-Holstein, and well known for the distinctive shape of its shoreline.

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Terp

A terp, also known as a wierde, woerd, warf, warft, werf, wurt or værft, is an artificial dwelling mound found on the North European Plain that has been created to provide safe ground during storm surges, high tides and sea or river flooding.

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Terschelling

Terschelling (Skylge; Terschelling dialect: Schylge) is a municipality and an island in the northern Netherlands, one of the West Frisian Islands.

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Tertius (sandbank)

Tertius (also known as Tertiussand) is a sandbank located in the Heligoland Bight off the coast of Dithmarschen belonging to the German state of Schleswig-Holstein.

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Texel

Texel is a municipality and an island with a population of 13,641 in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands.

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Traffic

Traffic on roads consists of road users including pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars, buses and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using the public way for purposes of travel.

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Trischen

is an uninhabited island in the Meldorf Bay, about off the North Sea coast of Dithmarschen in north Germany – about from the Trischendamm embankment.

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Vlieland

Vlieland (Flylân) is a municipality and island in the northern Netherlands.

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Wadden Sea

The Wadden Sea (Waddenzee, Wattenmeer, Wattensee or Waddenzee, Vadehavet, longname, di Heef) is an intertidal zone in the southeastern part of the North Sea.

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Wangerooge

Wangerooge is one of the 32 Frisian Islands in the North Sea located close to the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark.

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Weser

The Weser is a river in Northwestern Germany.

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West Frisian Islands

The West Frisian Islands (Waadeilannen) are a chain of islands in the North Sea off the Dutch coast, along the edge of the Wadden Sea.

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Wieringen

Wieringen is part of the new municipality of Hollands Kroon, established in 2012 in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands.

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Wildlife

Wildlife traditionally refers to undomesticated animal species, but has come to include all plants, fungi, and other organisms that grow or live wild in an area without being introduced by humans.

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Zuiderduintjes

Zuiderduintjes (Little Southern Dunes) is an uninhabited island in the Wadden Sea in the Netherlands.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frisian_Islands

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