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IMAGE OF THE DAY
01-26-2023
The Netherlands and the North Sea
Today's Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory captures an impressive display of natural and man-made landmarks where the Netherlands meets the North Sea. The man-made infrastructure was designed to help protect the low-lying country from rising sea levels, while the natural wetlands serve as a biodiversity hotspot. The world’s largest system of unbroken mud flats, the Wadden Sea, supports 10,000 species of plants and animals, including harbor seals and Eurasian spoonbills. The sea extends along the coasts of Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands....
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