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  • M., and contains the islands of Marken, Schokland, Urk, Wieringen, and Griend.
  • The mean depth of the Zuider Zee is 11.48 ft.; depth in the southern basin of the former lake, 19 ft.; at Val van Urk (deep water to the west of the island of Urk), 142 ft.
  • If a line be drawn from the island of Urk to Marken, and thence westwards to Hoorn (North Holland) and N.N.E.
  • Of sand, partly in the north about Urk and Enkhuizen, partly in the south along the high shores of Gooi, Veluwe, &c. The shallowness of the sea and the character of its bottom, promising fertile soil, occasioned various projects of drainage.
  • Urk is already mentioned as an island in 966.

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