Delft Blue Windmill with a Dutch Landscape Drawing, Large The Netherlands is of course known for its windmills....
Delft Blue Windmill with a Dutch Landscape Drawing, Small The Netherlands is of course known for its windmills....
Delft Blue Windmills
A vast majority of the people who visit Holland are keen on seeing Dutch windmills as being part of the Dutch landscape. It almost seems as if windmills are one of many connotations individuals have with Holland. Not only do windmills beautifully contibrute to the Dutch landscape, but they are also very practical and needed. It is therefore
Function of Dutch Windmills
Windmills in Holland have been used for many years. They were used to make flour from grain. In addition, the windmills were also used to drain the surrounding land from water and make sure the soil could be used for farming. In this way, windmills were used for many reasons and essential to the Dutch landscape. To this day about 1000 windmills remain in Holland. There used to be many more but with the invention of steam, electricity many windmills were no longer the most practical solution to certain challenges.
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