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Erfoud | Dune stabilization and khettara
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These mounds represent access shafts to a channel transporting water from a well to the place of need. Such systems (called khettara or qanat) exist since ancient times.

Created
Thursday 1 April 2004 by Martin Mergili in Africa / Morocco (1617 visits)