Built in 1933, the Saint Anna Tunnel allows pedestrians to walk under the River Scheldt
. It still uses the same wooden escalators that it had when it first opened.
The Eastern Scheldt
project will be the largest tidal power plant to date in the Netherlands.
Terrible Victory: First Canadian Army and the Scheldt
Estuary Campaign, September 13--November 6, 1944, by Mark Zuehlke.
ABSTRACT Pacific oysters were introduced into the Eastern Scheldt
in 1964 for breeding purposes.
Seventy-five years ago, there were over 50 breweries in Antwerp, Belgium's second-largest city, which lies in the northern part of the country along the River Scheldt
. In 1947 there were still 28 breweries in Antwerp.
The Belgian city of Liege is to host the first joint Ministerial meeting of the International Commission for the Protection of the Scheldt
(CIPE) and the International Commission for the Protection of the Meuse (CIPM) on November 29 and 30.
Born in Brussels, probably before 1525; held estates in Flanders; as one of the leaders of the Sea Beggars (Les Gueux, Dutch privateers with letters of marque from William the Silent of Orange), he was appointed admiral of Zealand (1573) and admiral of Holland (1574); defeated a Spanish fleet under Julian Romero at the battle of Walcheren in the Scheldt
estuary (January 1574); sailed his fleet over countryside flooded by William the Silent to relieve the beleaguered city of Leyden (October 31); killed in action attempting to relieve the town of Zierikzee (1576).
For that purpose a high-voltage electrical cable could be drawn under the Scheldt
river toward Eeklo or Zandvliet in the port of Antwerp.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) granted, on 5 November, a loan of 313 million for the construction of a tunnel under the Scheldt
river to link container terminals in the Port of Antwerp with Europe's main railway network.
How the families of those brave Canadians who died at Dieppe, Ortona, and the Scheldt
would have been proud if their loved ones could have been brought home in flagdraped caskets.
Lawrence," "Battle of the Atlantic," "A Day of Remembrance," "The Scheldt
" and "Canada-Belgium." I strongly recommend these FREE publications to veterans and their descendents as well as history students.
Antwerp, the great Belgium port on the Scheldt
, fit the bill.