Although it has a small area, Schiermonnikoog has many different landscapes. Thanks to this great variety, the island has an abundant population of animals and plants.

Strand = beach; duinen=dunes; bos=woods; kwelder=salt marsh; polder=polder; wad=tidal flats; dorp=village.
Laag water=low tide; Hoog water=high tide.
The polder and the village don't belong to the National Park.