Most of Europe lies within 300 miles of a seacoast. The Netherlands, located on the North Sea, is one of the most densely populated countries in the world-yet about 25 percent of the country lies below sea level! Over the centuries the Dutch have learned how to protect their land and how to reclaim it from the sea. The Delta Plan Project is one of the largest marine engineering projects in the world.
Destination Title: The Delta Plan Project
Start at the Delta Plan Project Web site.
- Scroll down the page, taking notes as you read.
- After you have browsed the information, answer the following questions.