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This very old system named Qanat was invented in Persia (it is mentioned by Herodot). It is also named Foggara (plural Foggaret) in the Sahara, where you can still find many of them functioning.


"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

by Melanchthon on Sat Feb 24th, 2007 at 05:43:03 PM EST
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