National Office of Cultural Heritage

Reimerswaal
Sep 26 '17 15:30

The lost Zeeland city of Reimerswaal was officially recognized as a national monument by the National Office for Cultural Heritage. It is the only sunken Dutch city that has national monument status, NU.nl reports

Reimerswaal disappeared underwater in the 17th century. Before that it was the third largest city in Zeeland, after Middelburg and Zierikzee. Around 6 thousand people lived in Reimerswaal and it had one of the largest ports in the region.

13,000 year old remains of a pine tree found in Leusden, Utrecht, March 2017
Mar 6 '17 12:00

The remains of a 13 thousand year old pine forest was found in Leusden in the province of Utrecht, the University of Utrecht said on its website. According to researchers from Utrecht University and the Netherlands Cultural Heritage Service, the discovery is very important as the trees give an accurate picture of the effects of an abrupt and drastic change in climate.

Nov 28 '13 04:35

Some one hundred and fifty residents of northern Groningen are taking the Dutch Petroleum Maatschappij ( NAM )to court over the value drop of their home, reported the NOS Wednesday.

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