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Record number 302144
Title Dijken langs de Limburgse Maas
Author(s) Renes, H.
Source Historisch Geografisch Tijdschrift 13 (1995)1. - ISSN 0167-9775 - p. 1 - 8.
Department(s) Winand Staring Centre for Integrated Land, Soil and Water Research
Publication type Non-refereed article in scientific journal
Publication year 1995
Keyword(s) inundatie - overstromingen - hoogwaterbeheersing - bescherming - geschiedenis - maas - limburg - flooding - floods - flood control - protection - history - river meuse
Categories Historical Geography
Abstract De geschiedenis van de dijken langs de Limburgse Maas is nog grotendeels onbekend. De Maas was in de negentiende eeuw in Midden- en Zuid-Limburg wel bedijkt, maar in het grootste deel van Noord-Limburg niet. Dit hing samen met de geomorfologische gesteldheid. De dijken waren haakvormig en beschermden de dorpen aan de bovenzijde en aan de rivierzijde. Aaneengesloten ringdijken waren door de grote hoeveelheden kwelwater weinig functioneel.
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