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Levada Aqueduct, Madeira
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Levada Aqueduct, Madeira

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.
Aqueduct & Fortifications of Trebizond
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Aqueduct & Fortifications of Trebizond

The aqueduct and fortifications of ancient Trebizond (Trapezus), modern Trabzon, Turkey. 13th century CE.
Ancient Aqueduct (From the Novel
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Ancient Aqueduct (From the Novel "The Jericho River")

An illustration by Maia Kobabe showing an ancient aqueduct. From the novel The Jericho River by David Tollen.
Segovia's Roman Aqueduct
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Segovia's Roman Aqueduct

The Aqueduct of Segovia, located in what's present-day Spain, is supported by 167 arches in total. It is one of the most recognizable and famous of Roman ruins in Europe.
Roman Aqueduct of Segovia
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Roman Aqueduct of Segovia

The Roman of Aqueduct of Segovia dates from c. 112 CE, and it is one of Spain's most iconic sites. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.
Jerwan Aqueduct Inscription
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Jerwan Aqueduct Inscription

Cuneiform writing on the Jerwan Aqueduct (703-690 BCE). King Sennacherib I of Assyria made sure that, thousands of years later, people would know that it was he who ordered the construction of this feat of Assyrian engineering.
Arch Detail, Pont del Diable Aqueduct
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Arch Detail, Pont del Diable Aqueduct

A detail of one of the lower arches of the Pont del Diable aqueduct, Tarraco (Tarragona), Spain. Built in the 1st century CE it is 217 m long and 27 m high.
The Nimes Aqueduct, France
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The Nimes Aqueduct, France

The Nîmes aqueduct, built to carry water from Uzès to Nîmes in France in the first century CE. It contains the spectacular Pont du Gard.
View of the Roman Aqueduct in Segovia, Spain
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View of the Roman Aqueduct in Segovia, Spain

The Segovia Aqueduct was likely finished around the year 112 CE and once carried water from the Rio Frio situated 17 km (11 miles) from Segovia. It is one of Spain's cultural treasures, and it was listed in the 2006 World Monuments Watch...
Aqueduct of Alinda
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Aqueduct of Alinda

The 45 meter section of the Roman aqueduct of Alinda with 4 remaining arches.
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