Maksym Sikorski
Maksym Sikorski voted up Don Barzini's answer

Didge, I don't think it would be the first or the only place to face such a fate. Holland may trail New Orleans, LA in the race to the bottom. N'orlins (as the locals say) averages 2-7 feet below sea level and is built in a delta region that is sliding south geologically into the … Read more

Maksym Sikorski
Maksym Sikorski voted up Ray Dart's answer

You used to be able to stand outside the main entrance to Schiphol (Amsterdam) airport to see a sign which told you that you were 9 metres below mean sea level.

When one considers the maze of waterways in that part of the Netherlands the tendency is to believe "It's only a matter of time."

But … Read more