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Landscape context The extensive Celtic field at Balloërveld is situated on the northern extension of a large boalder clay ridge near the village of Rolde. Its position matches the part of the field where the soil has been exposed to relatively little erosion. In terms of soil composition, both dry and wet podsols dominate the Read more about Balloërveld[…]
Fields and walls hidden between trees and ponds… Read more… Landscape context The Noormansveld in the southern part of the Dwingelderveld, the largest contigous area of heathland in northwestern Europe, is situated on the transition of a lower lying area to a higher coversand ridge. The subsurface mainly consists of coversand which at some places covers boulder clay depositions. The soil Read more about Dwingelderveld[…]
Lunteren – Wekerom
Agriculture and sand drifts, a dynamic landscape… Landscape context In the area to the west and south of the Wekeromse Zand several patches of celtic fields can be found. In general, the patches are situated on ice pushed ridges or on the gradient to a lower lying area. Both cover sand layers with and without Read more about Lunteren – Wekerom[…]
One of the largest celtic fields… Landscape context The extensive Celtic field area on the west side of the municipality of Vaassen is situated on the outskirts of a large sandy outcrop of a push morene shaping the Veluwe. In an elevated landscape and bordered by small water streams, this area provided the necessary conditions for Read more about Vaassen[…]
Hijken – Hijkerveld
Landscape context The Hijkerveld is a heathland located in the central part of the Drents Plateau (a boulder clay plateau) at the watershed of two fluvial systems, the Beilerstroom in the south and the Drentse Aa in the north. The substrate at this location consists of Saalian base moraine still known as boulder clay, which Read more about Hijken – Hijkerveld[…]
Agricultural heritage next to industrial heritage… Landscape context The National Park De Meinweg, in which this Celtic field is situated, is located in a terrace landscape which has been formed by erosion of riverine sediments of the Rhine and Meuse rivers. In between brooks and brookvalleys that cut through the landscape, higher located terrain was suitable for Read more about Herkenbosch-Meinweg[…]
Landscape context The Noordse veld consists of a heathland area lying on one of the higher parts of the Hondsrug, between the brook valleys of the Oostervoortsche Diep and the Grote Madsloot. Its location is situated between a bolder clay plateau that was deposited during the Saale ice age, wherein a number of depressions have Read more about Zeijen Noordseveld[…]
Woensdrecht – Ossendrecht
Het meest westelijke Celtic field van Nederland Lees hieronder meer…. .
Multiple Iron Age settlements within test trenches excavation… Landscape context The Kleuvenveld was situated on a plateau which was bordered on three sides by brooks. The soil consist of coversand with boulderclay underneath at a depth of over 1.20 m. Traces of heathland soil was found underneath the recent agricultural topsoil layer. Nowadays the Kleuvenveld has Read more about Peelo -Kleuvenveld[…]
Someren – De Hoenderboom
Het beste bewaarde Celtic field van Brabant! Lees hieronder meer… .