Qanats

Underground irrigation systems consisting of tunnels that are inclined from a water source and connected to the surface by a series of regularly spaced vertical shafts.

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Go Historic ID
2832
Names
qanats
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karez
käris
kariz
foggara
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connaughts
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mayon
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felledj
galeria
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006167. The J. Paul Getty Trust.