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English term or phrase:Hallig
English translation:hallig
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05:10 Oct 24, 2001
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English term or phrase: Hallig
type of island in the North Sea
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hallig
Explanation:
The land is protected by dikes, and outside is the Wadden Sea, consisting of mud flats, which are flooded during high tide, and which partly dry out at low tide. There are several islands in the Wadden Sea. They are also flat and almost level with the surrounding sea. The bigger ones are protected by dikes, *the smaller ones - known as "halligs" - are not*.
http://www.narcoa.org/world/de/lorenbahn/pg1.htm

("Halligen" = little islands in North Friesian mud flats which are flooded by stormy high tides).
http://www.fewo-welt.de/nordsee/nf/g01/grueter_engl.htm

There are four small *hallig islands (islands without a sea dyke)* and one island with dunes.
http://www.wetlands.agro.nl/ramsar_database/Ramsar_Dir/Germa...
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hallig


Explanation:
The land is protected by dikes, and outside is the Wadden Sea, consisting of mud flats, which are flooded during high tide, and which partly dry out at low tide. There are several islands in the Wadden Sea. They are also flat and almost level with the surrounding sea. The bigger ones are protected by dikes, *the smaller ones - known as "halligs" - are not*.
http://www.narcoa.org/world/de/lorenbahn/pg1.htm

("Halligen" = little islands in North Friesian mud flats which are flooded by stormy high tides).
http://www.fewo-welt.de/nordsee/nf/g01/grueter_engl.htm

There are four small *hallig islands (islands without a sea dyke)* and one island with dunes.
http://www.wetlands.agro.nl/ramsar_database/Ramsar_Dir/Germa...


    Reference: http://www.narcoa.org/world/de/lorenbahn/pg1.htm
    Reference: http://www.wetlands.agro.nl/ramsar_database/Ramsar_Dir/Germa...
Hanna Burdon
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:27
Native speaker of: Polish
PRO pts in pair: 12
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