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(Flevoland, Netherlands / Friesland, Netherlands / North Holland, Netherlands)
Also known as: IJsselmeer Lake, Lake Yssel
Lake IJssel, also known as Lake Yssel and Lake IJsselmeer, stretches approximately 296,500 acres across the north central region of the Netherlands. Lake IJssel borders several provinces including Flevoland, North Holland, and Friesland. The name of the lake comes from the IJssel River, which drains ...
(Flevoland, Netherlands / North Holland, Netherlands)
Also known as: Markermeer
Markermeer is a lake that was not meant to stay; however, it is now a popular vacation getaway and nature reserve. The nearly 173,000 acre lake was once known as the Zuiderzee, a saltwater inlet of the North Sea. Construction of the Afsluitdijk dike and causeway in 1932 formed the freshwater Lake IJsselmeer. ...
(North Holland, Netherlands)
Also known as: Ouderkerkerplas, Ouderkerk Lake
Lake Ouderkerk graces the Amsterdam 'Green Belt' of Amstelland like a shimmering mirage. This lovely man-made lake was dug during sand extraction for highway building on one of the famed polders of North Holland and soon developed into the perfect family swimming spot near the city. The surrounding ...
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