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  • ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: كارىز
  • Español: Karez — es el nombre usado en Asia Central para el sistema de riego también conocido como Qanat.
  • English: Karez — Chinese name for the irrigation system known as Qanats.
  • 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 wells are sunk into the alluvial flow. They are connected by underground canals which transport the water to farmland. The majority of the channel being underground reduces water loss from seepage and evaporation. A karez is fed entirely by gravity, eliminating pumps.
  • Images are from the Turpan karez water system museum at the Turfan oasis, Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, western China.
  • Français : 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).
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