The Halligen Islands – Sentinels in the North Sea

Collectif Argos

In North Sea, between Germany and Denmark, Halligen islands are the fruit of sediments carted by tides. There would have been more than a hundred there, but there remains only ten today, surviving of a tidal wave there. 330 inhabitants of the archipelago live on tourism and on animal husbandry. But to live on Halligen, it is especially a choice, a perpetual battle counters the sea: from ten to twenty times a year, at the time of the big tides conjugated ( more ...)