The ancient system of water supply of Persia is seen from space

rasradPublished: March 18, 2017Updated: March 20, 20172 views
Published: March 18, 2017Updated: March 20, 2017

Qanat is an old system of water supply from a deep well with a series of vertical access shafts.
Throughout the arid regions of Iran, agricultural and permanent settlements are supported by the ancient qanat system of tapping alluvial aquifers at the heads of valleys and conducting the water along underground tunnels by gravity, often over many kilometres.

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