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Military use

Military activities and exercises regularly take place in the Belgian part of the North Sea (BNS) and in the coastal area. A World War I dump site of war munitions is also located in the BNS. It is situated along the coast of Knokke-Heist on the shallow sandbank 'De Paardenmarkt'. In the ‘Thematic chapter’, an overview is given of the scientific knowledge, socioeconomic data and legal aspects of the user function ‘Military use’ for the Belgian part of the North Sea. Figures and background data can be consulted in an interactive way by clicking 'Coastal portal'.