Irrigation channel in the Palmyra oasis
by Simon Gascoin, CNRS/CESBIO, Toulouse, France
Main irrigation channel in the oasis of Palmyra located in the arid syrian steppe (Tadmur in arabic). Irrigation is an ancestral technique in Palmyra which is now threatened by excessive groundwater pumping.
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Submitted on 05 May 2008
Credit: Simon Gascoin (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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