Episode of Series “Earth and it’s peoples”.
Makes the point that the Netherlands, with about one-half of the land area below sea level, is largely man-made. Illustrates draining, reclamation, farming, the use of canals for transport, and the richness of the polders.
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Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farming
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Netherlands - Description and travel
Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Land use
Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Waterways
Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Canals
Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Inland water transportation
Documentary → Documentary films - United States
Black and White
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)