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Maritime Province of Zeeland, the Netherlands

51.5N 3.8E

June 10th, 2010 Category: Snapshots

Netherlands - April 18th, 2010

Netherlands - April 18th, 2010

Zeeland is a maritime province in southwestern Netherlands. It occupies the delta lands of the Scheldt (Schelde) and Maas (Meuse) rivers. The province comprises Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen, a strip of the Flanders mainland between the Westerschelde (Western Scheldt) and Belgium, plus six islands.

These islands are Schouwen en Duiveland, Tholen, Noord-Beveland, Walcheren, Zuid-Beveland, and Sint Philipsland. None of these has preserved a true insular character, all being connected to each other or to Noord-Brabant province inland by dams or bridges.

City of Liège by the Ardennes, Belgium

50.6N 5.5E

February 17th, 2010 Category: Mountains

Belgium - January 3rd, 2010

Belgium - January 3rd, 2010

Liège, near the center of this orthorectified image, is a major city and municipality of Belgium located in the province of Liège, of which it is the administrative capital, in Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium.

The city is situated in the valley of the Meuse River, near Belgium’s eastern borders with the Netherlands and Germany, where the Meuse meets the Ourthe. South of the city, part of the Ardennes, a region of extensive forests, rolling hills and old mountains, is visible. The Ardennes are formed on the Givetian (Devonian) Ardennes mountains, primarily in Belgium and Luxembourg, but stretching into France.