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(The Persian Qanat)

Water cistern with wind catchers
Crane delivery for the Pearl Qatar
View on top of the crane
On the way to the Pearl Qatar
0805 Nain - 35
Pearl Qatar, work in progress!
0805 Nain - 16
0805 Nain - 13
Iran desert, yakh-chal (ىخ چال en persan) - glacière
0805 Nain - 01
Tower erection ....
Qanat outside of Yazd
0805 Nain - 45
View on top of the crane
Qanat=                                             Water for human,animal & plant
0805 Nain - 07
0805 Nain - 50
Ballastig the crane.
Qanats / Foggara
12 o' clock on the edge of the desert
0805 Nain - 38

国名:ir Iran (Islamic Republic of)

登録年:2016年

登録基準:(iii),(iv)
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. The eleven qanats representing this system include rest areas for workers, water reservoirs and watermills. The traditional communal management system still in place allows equitable and sustainable water sharing and distribution. The qanats provide exceptional testimony to cultural traditions and civilizations in desert areas with an arid climate.

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