at the Sea

standing on the edge of IJselmeer. Ijselmeer is a shallow artificial lake of 1100 km² in the central Netherlands bordering the provinces of Flevoland, North Holland and Friesland, with an average depth of 5 to 6 m. It is named after the Ijssel river that drains into it via a smaller lake, the Ketelmeer. The Ijsselmeer is the largest lake in Western Europe.