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Vermuyden, Sir Cornelius

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  • Vermuyden, Sir Cornelius — SUBJECT AREA: Civil engineering [br] b. c. 1590 St Maartensdijk, Zeeland, the Netherlands d. 4 February 1656 probably London, England [br] Dutch/British civil engineer responsible for many of the drainage and flood protection schemes in low lying …   Biographical history of technology

  • Vermuyden, Sir Cornelius — ▪ Dutch engineer born 1595, Tholen, Neth. died April 1683?, London       British engineer who introduced Dutch land reclamation methods in England and drained the Fens, the low marshy lands in the east of England.       An experienced embankment… …   Universalium

  • Cornelius Vermuyden — Sir Cornelius Wasterdyk Vermuyden (Sint Maartensdijk, 1595 – London, 11 October 1677)[1] was a Dutch engineer who introduced Dutch reclamation methods to Britain, and made the first important attempts to drain The Fens of East Anglia. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Cornelius Vermuyden — Sir Cornelius Vermuyden (* 1595 in Tholen; † April 1683 in London) war ein niederländischer Ingenieur, der niederländische Landgewinnungsmethoden in Großbritannien einführte und federführend war bei der Trockenlegung der Fens in East Anglia. Sein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vermuyden — Sir Cornelius Vermuyden (* 1595 in Tholen; † April 1683 in London) war ein niederländischer Ingenieur, der niederländische Landgewinnungsmethoden in Großbritannien einführte und federführend war bei der Trockenlegung der Fens in East Anglia.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cornelius Vermuyden School and Arts College — The Cornelius Vermuyden School and Arts College Headteacher Mrs Carol Skewes Specialism Arts College Location Dinant Avenue Canvey Island Essex SS8 9QS England …   Wikipedia

  • Civil engineering — See also: INDEX BY SUBJECT AREA [br] Albert, Prince Consort Aubert, Jean Bailey, Sir Donald Coleman Bateman, John Frederick La Trobe Bell, Imrie Booth, Hubert Cecil Bouch, Sir Thomas …   Biographical history of technology

  • Hatfield Chase — was a low lying area in South Yorkshire, England which often flooded and is chiefly known from the Battle of Hatfield Chase in 633. It was a royal hunting ground until Charles I appointed the Dutch engineer Cornelius Vermuyden to drain it in 1626 …   Wikipedia

  • Derbyshire lead mining history — Goodluck Mine in Via Gellia. This article details some of the history of lead mining in Derbyshire, England. Contents 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Sough — A Sough is an underground channel for draining water out of a mine. Its ability to drain a mine depends on the bottom of the mine being higher than a neighbouring valley. If the mine sump is lower, water must be pumped up to the sough. Derbyshire …   Wikipedia

  • Malvern, Worcestershire — Coordinates: 52°06′29″N 2°19′30″W / 52.108°N 2.325°W / 52.108; 2.325 …   Wikipedia

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