Land reclamation
Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds. The land recl...
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New York City's floating island project will go forward
Plans from New York City billionaire Barry Diller (pictured with wife Diane von Furstenberg) to build a $250million island on the Hudson River are back on the table.
Beach nourishment
Beach nourishment— also referred to as beach renourishment, beach replenishment or sand replenishment —describes a process by which sediment (usually sand) lost through longshore drift or...
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Artificial island
An artificial island or man-made island is an island that has been constructed by people rather than formed by natural means. They are created by expanding existing islets, construction on existing re...
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New York City's floating island project will go forward
Plans from New York City billionaire Barry Diller (pictured with wife Diane von Furstenberg) to build a $250million island on the Hudson River are back on the table.
Praya East Reclamation Scheme
Praya East Reclamation Scheme (Chinese: Chinese: 海旁東填海計劃) was a large scale land reclamation project in Colonial Hong Kong lasting from 1921 to 1931 under Sir Catchick Paul Chater.
The plan wa...
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Wieringerrandmeer
The Wieringerrandmeer or bordering lake of Wieringen is a project of the Dutch province of North Holland and the (former) municipalities of Wieringen and Wieringermeer. (Since 2012 both are part of th...
Markerwaard
The Markerwaard is the name of a polder in the IJsselmeer that was never built. The construction of Markerwaard would have resulted in the near-total reclamation of the Markermeer. Cornelis Lely's p...
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Anna Paulownapolder
The Anna Paulownapolder is a polder in the municipality of Hollands Kroon in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. The area of the polder is 50 square kilometres and it forms an important ...
Whale Island, Hampshire
Whale Island is a small island in Portsmouth Harbour, close by Portsea Island. It is home to HMS Excellent, the oldest shore training establishment within the Royal Navy, and the location of the Navy ...
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Nowy Dwór Gdański County
Nowy Dwór Gdański County (Polish: powiat nowodworski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland, on the Baltic coast. It came...
Nederslingeland
Nederslingeland is a polder in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is located about 5 km northwest of the city of Gorinchem. The hamlet Pinkeveer is located in the polder.Nederslingeland was ...
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Grand Serail
The Grand Serail (Arabic: السراي الكبير‎ (Al-Sarāy al-Kabir); also known as the Government Palace) is the headquarters of the Prime Minister of Lebanon. It is situated atop a hill in downtow...
Tronchetto
Tronchetto (also known as Isola nuova, meaning "New island") is an artificial island in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy, located at the westernmost tip of the main Venice island. The island was cr...
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Cinta Costera
The Cinta Costera (meaning Coastal Beltway) is a 26-hectare (64-acre) land reclamation project in Panama City, Panama, completed in 2009 at a cost of $189 million. It extends from Paitilla to El Chorr...
Land reclamation in Hong Kong
The reclamation of land from the sea has long been used in mountainous Hong Kong to ameliorate the limited supply of usable land with a total of around 60 square kilometres of land created by 1996. Th...
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SahysMod
SahysMod is a computer program for the prediction of the salinity of soil moisture, groundwater and drainage water, the depth of the watertable, and the drain discharge in irrigated agricultural lands...
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Chinampa
Chinampa (Nahuatl: chināmitl /tʃiˈnaːmitɬ/) is a method of Mesoamerican agriculture which used small, rectangular areas of fertile arable land to grow crops on the shallow lake beds in the Valley ...
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Land reclamation in Monaco
Land reclamation is done in Monaco because land is very scarce, as the nation is comparatively tiny, at 0.78 mi² (2.02 km²). To solve this problem and continue economic development, for years the cou...
Land reclamation in the United Arab Emirates
Major land reclamation in the United Arab Emirates, though a relatively recent phenomenon, has significantly changed the geography of many parts of the country. Some of the largest and most innovative...
The World (archipelago)
The World or World Islands is an artificial archipelago of various small islands constructed in the rough shape of a world map, located in the waters of the Persian Gulf, 4.0 kilometres (2.5 mi) ...
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Alkali soils
Alkali, or alkaline, soils are clay soils with high pH (> 8.5), a poor soil structure and a low infiltration capacity. Often they have a hard calcareous layer at 0.5 to 1 metre depth. Alkali s...
Sunk Island
0°05′04″W / 53.652384°N 0.084397°W / 53.652384; -0.084397Sunk Island is a Crown Estate village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It lies 3.5 miles (...
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Beirut Souks
35°30′14.28″E / 33.8990167°N 35.5039667°E / 33.8990167; 35.5039667The Beirut Souks is a major commercial district in Beirut Central District. With over 200 shops and a depart...
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SaltMod
SaltMod is computer program for the prediction of the salinity of soil moisture, groundwater and drainage water, the depth of the watertable, and the drain discharge (hydrology) in irrigated agricultu...
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Project Hummerschere
Project Hummerschere (English: Project Lobster Claws) was a construction project proposed by Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine to expand the naval facilities on the island of Heligoland in the years leading...
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Northwestern University Lakefill
The Northwestern University Lakefill is an area of land that was reclaimed from Lake Michigan in 1964-1969 from landfill materials made available by the construction of the Port of Indiana. The Lakefi...
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Sodic soil
Soils vary depending on various chemicals present. Sodic soils are characterized by a disproportionately high concentration of sodium (Na) in their cation exchange complex. They are usually defined a...
Traeth Mawr
Traeth Mawr (Welsh for "big sands") is a polder near Porthmadog in Gwynedd in Wales. The area was formerly the large tidal estuary of the Afon Glaslyn. It was created after large-scale land reclamatio...
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