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The sand engine is an artificial peninsula, constructed as part of the Dutch coastal defense system. The sand originates from about 10 kilometers offshore, and contains bones of various land mammals from the Quaternary period.
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The sand engine.
Added by: Jenczmyk on 16-10-2014
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The sand engine is located between Ter Heijde en Kijkduin.Drag the map and zoom in or out for the best view of this locality.
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Other locations in the area
Fossil location: Hoek van Holland
Fossil location: Hollandse kust / Dutch coast
Fossil location: Maasvlakte
Fossil location: Schalkwijk Haarlem
Museum: Mineralogisch Geologisch Museum
Museum: Naturalis museum
Museum: Natuurmuseum Rotterdam
Museum: Teylers Museum
Society: Geode Zwijndrecht, Develsteincollege
Society: Haagse Geologische Vereniging, Museon
Society: Werkgroep Pleistocene Zoogdieren: Natuurmuseum Rotterdam
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