Scheldt


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Synonyms for Scheldt

a river that rises in France and flows northeast across Belgium and empties into the North Sea

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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.
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).
Contract awarded for Replacement of the erinnes sewer dam - civil engineering work - seine-scheldt east - upper scheldt
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.
The Scheldt estuary (Belgium) is highly vulnerable to flooding because of its open connection to the sea, its funnel-shape and surrounding low-lying land, especially when high tides coincide with heavy storm winds.
Contract notice: study on the piloting of the state of play for the water framework directive on the scheldt somme and coastal districts channel north sea and meuse (sambre part).
The fourth Scheldt container terminal, the construction of which is planned to run almost simultaneously with the third terminal, will go to a Antwerp operator to handle the consolidated CP Ships services.
Contract notice: Maintenance dredging of the large canalized scheldt and the sensee canal.