Utilization and Contribution of Underground Aqueducts in the Turpan Oasis of China

Authored by: Gofur Nuridin Tolmbok

Underground Aqueducts Handbook

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498748308
eBook ISBN: 9781315368566
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In the Turpan Oasis of China, there are 1237 underground channels of karez, which are underground aqueducts. They divert the underground water to the ground for agriculture irrigation, meeting the demands for living and maintaining ecological system via a long distance of delivery. It is of vital importance to extremely arid areas.

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