Aerial view of Rif
Map of Rif (top) and Engelsmanplaat (bottom)
|Archipelago||(West) Frisian Islands|
|Adjacent bodies of water||Wadden Sea, North Sea|
|Municipalities||Noardeast-Fryslân and Schiermonnikoog|
Rif (Dutch pronunciation: [rɪf] (listen)) is a sandbank in the Dutch Wadden Sea, lying between Ameland and Schiermonnikoog, north of Engelsmanplaat. The sandbank has an area of 0.9 square kilometres (0.35 sq mi) at high tide and is popular as a high-tide resting area for birds as well as for seals. Additionally, the sandbank is a breeding place for birds and seals use it to give birth on.
- "Het Rif". WaddenZee.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 26 October 2019.
- Media related to Rif (island) at Wikimedia Commons
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