Levada Aqueduct, Madeira

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Jörg Schmalenberger
published on 20 May 2021

A levada or aqueduct on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Levadas were built by Portuguese colonists to improve irrigation of plantations of wheat and sugar cane from the late 15th century onwards.

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Schmalenberger, J. (2021, May 20). Levada Aqueduct, Madeira. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14056/levada-aqueduct-madeira/

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Schmalenberger, Jörg. "Levada Aqueduct, Madeira." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 20, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14056/levada-aqueduct-madeira/.

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Schmalenberger, Jörg. "Levada Aqueduct, Madeira." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 May 2021. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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