Category:Turpan karez

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es: Karez: es el nombre usado en Asia Central para el sistema de riego también conocido como Qanat. Estas fotos son de un museo dedicado al karez en Turfán, Región Autónoma de Xinjiang (China).

en: Karez: is the name commonly used in Central Asia for the irrigation system also know as Qanat. This photos are from a museum dedicated to karez at Turfan, Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, China.

fr: Karez: est le nom utilisé en Asie centrale pour le système d'irrigation également connu sous le nom de Qanat. Ces photos proviennent d'un musée consacré aux karez à Tourfan, région autonome du Xinjiang (Chine).

A karez, of Chinese origin, is a horizontal underground gallery that conveys water from mountain runoff to basins in depressions below sea level. A series of horizontally placed well, are sunk into the alluvial flow. The wells are connected by underground canels. which transport the water to the farmland. Putting the majority of the channel underground reduces water loss from seepage and evaporation. A karez is fed entirely by gravity, thus eliminating the need for pumps.

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