Eider Barrage - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Eider Barrage
The Eider Barrage is located at the mouth of the Eider River near Tönning on the German North Sea coast. Its main objective is protection against storm surges in the North Seas. It is the largest coastal protection structure in Germany. It was also intended to contribute to economic recovery in the districts of Norderdithmarschen.
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Eiderstedt is a peninsula on the North Sea coast in the district of North Friesland in Schleswig-Holstein . It is about 30 kilometers long and 15 kilometers wide and was created around 1200 through land reclamation with dikes and dikes made up of two islands and a peninsula. In 2010, 22,356 people lived in the 24 cities and towns of the peninsula.
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The Multimar Wattforum in Tönning is the largest information center for the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park. It was opened in 1999 and expanded for the first time in January 2003. Its purpose is to inform the visitors of the national park about life in the Wadden Sea in different areas. In addition, the aquariums of the Wattforum - 11 large and 17 special aquariums with a total volume of 150 m³ - serve as a breeding site for threatened creatures.
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Südfall is an island in the Wadden Sea on the North Sea coast in the west of Schleswig-Holstein. It has a size of 0.56 km² and administratively belongs to the municipality and district Pellworm. The Hallig is leased out and is inhabited by two people from March to November. One of the beautiful locations in this area which is blessed with natural beauty.
25.35km from Eider Barrage
Trischen is an uninhabited island in front of the Meldorfer Bay , about 14 kilometers from the Dithmarsch North Sea coast - the distance to Trischendamm is 12 kilometers. The island belongs to the municipality of Friedrichskoog and is only inhabited from March to October by a bird keeper from NABU . Other people are not allowed to visit. Trischen is visited by birds both as a breeding and resting place
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Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s a national park in the Schleswig-Holstein area of the German Wadden Sea, founded in 1985. This place offers beautiful nature, beaches, animals, and birds, the visitors also can enjoy walking through the mudflats.
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Schleswig-Holstein is a northwestern state of Germany. The state is known for its history, culture, and architecture. There is a river called Eider which forms the historic border between Schleswig and Holstein.