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Periods of drought reveals historic landscape and soil changes

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/03/18

Periods of long drought can reveal historic changes in the landscape and soil.

One example was posted last year at [Archive.is] Je bent een Sassemer als … of the natural ice staking area in Sassenheim, The Netherlands, which is part of a polder.

Historically, creeks were running through it, and later on drainage tubes were laid into the ground:

News article: [Archive.is] IJsbaan Sassenheim last van droogte – InTeylingen

 

–jeroen

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