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Decision : CONF 208 VIII.C
Inscription: The Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout (Netherlands)

The Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout




The Committee decided to inscribe this site on the basis of criteria (i), (ii) and (iv) considering that the Kinderdijk-Elshout mill network is an outstanding man-made landscape that bears powerful testimony to human ingenuity and fortitude over nearly a millennium in draining and protecting an area by the development and application of hydraulic technology.


Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Netherlands
Year: 1997
Decision Code: CONF 208 VIII.C