- Strand (island)
Strand was an island on the west coast of
Nordfrieslandin modern Germany. It was destroyed by the Burchardi floodof 1634 splitting into the islands Nordstrand, Pellworm, and Nordstrandischmoor.Strand means "beach" in German, Dutch, English, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish.
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