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Aftermath of bombing aqueduct in Owens Valley, 1927. Five successful attacks have taken place over the aqueduct's history, most recently in 1976.

Aftermath of bombing aqueduct in Owens Valley, 1927. Five successful attacks have taken place over the aqueduct's history, most recently in 1976.

Or the crumbling aqueducts that overlook the river… | 27 Reasons The Wye Valley Is The Most Picturesque Place In Britain

Can You Make It Through This Post Without Moving To The Wye Valley?

Or the crumbling aqueducts that overlook the river… | 27 Reasons The Wye Valley Is The Most Picturesque Place In Britain

Lakes of Madeira - Levada Walk Enjoy a full-day tour of the lakes of Madeira with a walk at the Levada aqueduct. Marvel at the waterfalls and rock pools as you make your way up the oldest mountain with your guide. Relax with free hotel transfer service or pickup and drop-off at a convenient designated meeting place.This is a walk unlike any other. Many of our guests tell us it is the walk they have enjoyed the most. Deep in the valley of the western plateau, you will be marvel...

Lakes of Madeira - Levada Walk Enjoy a full-day tour of the lakes of Madeira with a walk at the Levada aqueduct. Marvel at the waterfalls and rock pools as you make your way up the oldest mountain with your guide. Relax with free hotel transfer service or pickup and drop-off at a convenient designated meeting place.This is a walk unlike any other. Many of our guests tell us it is the walk they have enjoyed the most. Deep in the valley of the western plateau, you will be marvel...

El Capitan is a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park, located on the north side of Yosemite Valley, near its western end. The granite monolith extends about 3,000 feet (900 m) from base to summit along its tallest face, and is one of the world's favorite challenges for rock climbers.

El Capitan is a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park, located on the north side of Yosemite Valley, near its western end. The granite monolith extends about 3,000 feet (900 m) from base to summit along its tallest face, and is one of the world's favorite challenges for rock climbers.

ls.jpg (250×250) Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area is a state park unit of California, USA, adjoining the Bethany Reservoir. It is located in Alameda County, nearLivermore.  Situated in the northernmost part of the San Joaquin Valley, Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area is a popular place for water-oriented recreation, especially fishing and windsurfing.[1] The reservoir stores water for a pumping plant on the California Aqueduct.

ls.jpg (250×250) Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area is a state park unit of California, USA, adjoining the Bethany Reservoir. It is located in Alameda County, nearLivermore. Situated in the northernmost part of the San Joaquin Valley, Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area is a popular place for water-oriented recreation, especially fishing and windsurfing.[1] The reservoir stores water for a pumping plant on the California Aqueduct.

Ceremonial Plaza, Cahuachi. In a particular spot of the southern Nazca Valley the Nazca River flows underground for a short stretch, and it was at this place, on the south bank, that Cahuachi was built. The water table here would have survived most droughts and so was considered a sacred place or huaca by the Nazca. The water was managed using underground aqueducts and cisterns with terraced entrances to irrigate the surrounding area and ensure a constant supply.

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Ceremonial Plaza, Cahuachi. In a particular spot of the southern Nazca Valley the Nazca River flows underground for a short stretch, and it was at this place, on the south bank, that Cahuachi was built. The water table here would have survived most droughts and so was considered a sacred place or huaca by the Nazca. The water was managed using underground aqueducts and cisterns with terraced entrances to irrigate the surrounding area and ensure a constant supply.

The first stone of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal was laid, on this day 25th July, 1795. The aqueduct carries the Llangollen Canal over the valley of the River Dee in Wrexham in north west Wales. It is a Grade I Listed Building, a World Heritage site and is the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain

The first stone of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal was laid, on this day 25th July, 1795. The aqueduct carries the Llangollen Canal over the valley of the River Dee in Wrexham in north west Wales. It is a Grade I Listed Building, a World Heritage site and is the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain

Yosemite Valley, California  This is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The panorama includes El Capitan, the world's largest monolith of exposed granite; the distinctive Half Dome granite formation; and Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America, measuring 2,425 feet from top to bottom.

America’s Top Natural Wonders - Yosemite, Yellowstone

Yosemite Valley, California This is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The panorama includes El Capitan, the world's largest monolith of exposed granite; the distinctive Half Dome granite formation; and Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America, measuring 2,425 feet from top to bottom.

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