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A Lighthouse of Netherlands

NL 59 Urk

Lights were lit at Urk as early as 1617. At that time, Urk was an island in the Zuiderzee. Since the reclamation of the Noordoost Polder in the 1930s, Urk has been joined to the mainland, and the lighthouse now stands on the east shore of the IJsselmeer.


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