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Ancient Aqueducts
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Any type of aqueduct built to provide water to villages, cities and communities. It can be an aerial aqueduct, an underground aqueduct, a surface aqueduct or a mix of all types.

They brought us water, now they brings us our history.

Update: irrigation canals are accepted too.
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Any type of aqueduct built to provide water to villages, cities and communities. It can be an aerial aqueduct, an underground aqueduct, a surface aqueduct or a mix of all types.
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Search for an aqueduct built before 1900/01/01, record it's coordinates and gather information about it to share with the community and draw the possible visitor's attention.

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- Post, at least, two photos of the structure: one close and one wide as possible to show it's location on the landscape
- non-original pictures are not accepted and your waymark could be denied based solely on this issue.
- If there are any special circumstances that your waymark has, please justify them in the private message.
- Make your best to provide information about the ancient aqueduct. Credit all the sites you retrieve information.

The article Ancient Aqueducts is a good place to start looking for possible waymarks.

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Ancient AqueductsAfon Twrch Aqueduct - Ystalyfera, Powys, Wales.

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Afon Twrch Aqueduct - Also known as the Ystalyfera Aqueduct & Weir & the Swansea Canal Aqueduct. The aqueduct was built by Thomas Sheasby in 1794 & closed 1931. Made a Cycleway #43 & Footpath in 1970 Located in Ystalyfera, Powys, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/27/2017

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsVilla romana del Casale Aqueduct - Piazza Armerina, Italy

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This is the aqueduct that furnished the water for the thermal baths in the Villa Romana del Casale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 4/18/2017

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduc Saint Clément - Montpellier - France

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Aqueduc de Saint-Clément (dit des Arceaux) est un pont-aqueduc, pont en arc en plein cintre à deux niveaux. Saint-Clément Aqueduct (known as Les Arceaux) is an aqueduct bridge, a semi-circular arch bridge with two levels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 3/19/2017

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsWignacourt Aqueduct Water Tower - Floriana, Malta

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The Wignacourt Aqueduct transports water both under and above ground from Mdina to Floriana and Valletta. The Wignacourt Water Tower is part of the aqueduct. It is located at the corner of Triq Sarria and Triq Vincenzo Bugeja in Floriana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Malta

date approved: 3/1/2017

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsL'aqueduc du coteau - Tonnay-Charente - Charente-Maritime, France

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[EN]The hillside aqueduct was intended to supply the fountains of the city. [FR]L'aqueduc du coteau était destiné à alimenter les fontaines de la ville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 1/17/2017

last visited: 8/15/2014

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Ancient AqueductsL'aqueduc de la Mère des Fontaines - Forcalquier, Paca, France

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[EN] The aqueduct of the "Mother of the Fountains" of Forcalquier was destined to supply water to the city [FR] L'aqueduc de la mère des fontaines de Forcalquier était destiné à fournir de l'eau à la ville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduc de Contray (Loches, Centre, France)

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[FR] Aqueduc de l'époque gallo-romaine situé au nord-est de la ville de Loches [EN] Aqueduct of the Gallo-Roman era located to the northeast of the city of Loches

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre, France

date approved: 12/31/2016

last visited: 4/1/2012

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Ancient AqueductsRömerkanal - Köln - NRW - Germany

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Römerkanal auf dem Kolpingplatz in Köln

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/24/2016

last visited: 12/29/2016

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Ancient AqueductsRoman aqueduct - Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate (RLP), Germany

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[DE] Reste einer römischen Wasserleitung in Andernach. [EN] Remains of a Roman aqueduct in Andernach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/24/2016

last visited: 10/25/2016

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduct of Tarquinia, VT, Italy

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Ancient water supply of Tarquinia, Tuscia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/14/2016

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsMission San Antonio de Padua Aqueduct - near Jolon, CA

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This Mission was founded in 1771.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 10/6/2016

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsHollowforth Aqueduct - Hollowforth, UK

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This triple arch stone aqueduct carries the Lancaster Canal over New Mill Brook and is also known as Hollowforth Aqueduct.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsLune Aqueduct - Lancaster, UK

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This 5 arch stone aqueduct carries the Lancaster Canal over the River Lune.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2016

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsLes Arches du Gagalon : L'aqueduc romain de Fréjus - Le Var, France

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[FR] L'aqueduc de Mons à Fréjus est un aqueduc romain qui alimentait la ville de Fréjus depuis Mons et Montauroux. [EN] The aqueduct of Fréjus was built in the middle of the first century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 8/1/2016

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsBrock Aqueduct - Bilsborrow, UK

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This single arch stone aqueduct carries the Lancaster Canal over the River Brock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/26/2016

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsWyre Aqueduct - Garstang, UK

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This single arch stone aqueduct carries the Lancaster Canal over the River Wyre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/26/2016

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsMission Aqueduct -- Mission San Gabriel Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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The Mission San Gabriel aqueduct designed by the Franciscan friars and built by Indian labor, inside the Mission walls

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduc de Maintenon - Maintenon, France

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[FR] L'aqueduc de Maintenon est un ouvrage d'art inachevé franchissant la vallée de l'Eure. [EN] An enormous unfinished aqueduct stretches from one side of the estate of Maintenon to the other.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsNicosia Aqueduct - Nicosia, Cyprus

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Nicosia Old Aqueduct was built by the Ottomans in the 18th Century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Torgut

location: Cyprus

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: 4/28/2017

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Ancient AqueductsLeeds Liverpool Canal Aqueduct 19 - Adlington, UK

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This aqueduct carries the Leeds Liverpool Canal over the River Douglas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/1/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsQuintili aqueduct - Rome, Italy

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The Quintili aqueduct was built to bring water from Aqua Claudia aqueduct to Quintili Villa, near the Via Appia. The aqueduct was probably built in the 2nd century AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduc du Gier - Mornant, France

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The ancient Roman "Aqueduc du Gier" starts on the uplands of Mont Pilat and flows to Lyon. At Mornant it crosses Mornantet creek on a series of arches before flowing through a tunnel 20 m under the town of Mornant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member arby101ca

location: France

date approved: 8/25/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduc Romain - Frejus,Fr

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Les vestiges de l'aqueduc Romain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: 6/15/2016

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduct of the Arab Baths - Ronda, Spain

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This aqueduct was built between the 13th and 14th centuries to channel water between the water wheel and the Arab Baths.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/23/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsRoman Aqueduct - Cartama, Spain

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The Romans renamed the town Cartima, founding it in 195 BC, and providing it with strong defenses. The Roman occupation lasted for six centuries, and during this time it was one of the principal towns of the province.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/23/2014

last visited: never

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