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  • Frisian Confession (1528).
  • FRISIAN ISLANDS, a chain of islands, lying from 3 to 20 M.
  • They are divided into three groups: - (1) The West Frisian, (2) the East Frisian, and (3) the North Frisian.
  • The chain of the Frisian Islands marks the outer fringe of the former continental coast-line, and is separated from the mainland by shallows, known as Wadden or Watten, answering to the maria vadosa of the Romans.
  • Notwithstanding the protection afforded by sand-dunes and earthen embankments backed by stones and timber, the Frisian Islands are slowly but surely crumbling away under the persistent attacks of storm and flood, and the old Frisian proverb "de nich will diken mut wiken" (" who will not build dikes must go away") still holds good.

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