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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.
Instructions for Posting a Ancient Aqueducts Waymark:
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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Each waymark should be at a minimum distance of 0.1 mile from another one already existing in this category.

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Ancient AqueductsBarton Aqueduct - Barton, UK

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This swing aqueduct carries the Bridgewater Canal over the Manchester Ship Canal and is the first and only swing aqueduct in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduct of the Alhambra - Granada, Spain

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In the 13th century, the founding Sultan, Alhamar, built an acequia or water channel along the slopes of the River Darro, drawing its water miles upstream to supply first the Generalife and then the Alhambra Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/7/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsMarple Aqueduct On Peak Forest Canal - Marple, UK

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This aqueduct carries the Peak Forest Canal over the River Goyt, 100 feet (27.4 metres) below.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsPont Aqueduc de Vallon des Arcs - Fontcouverte, France

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[FR] L'aqueduc est construit par les Romains de la dynastie des Julio-Claudiens, aux alentours de l'an 20 de notre ère. [EN] The Gallo-roman aqueduct de Saintes was constructed during the reign of the Julio-Claudiens, around the year 20.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 11/25/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduc Gallo-Romain - Le Douhet, France

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[FR] Cet aqueduc romain principalement souterrain alimentait Mediolanum Santonum (Saintes) en eau. [EN] This Roman aqueduct runs mostly underground and supplied Mediolanum Santonum (Saintes) with water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 11/12/2014

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Ancient AqueductsAqueducto de Amaniel - Madrid, Spain

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This aqueduct was built in the early 17th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 9/11/2014

last visited: 9/11/2014

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Ancient AqueductsWater systems at The Presidio - San Francisco, CA

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Water systems at The Presidio is located in San Francisco, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: California

date approved: 8/29/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient Aqueducts1650's Irrigation Canals, Cape Town, South Africa

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These ancient irrigation canals were constructed in the 1650's to bring water into Cape Town to serve The Company's Gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: 10/19/2014

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Ancient AqueductsWagenaer's 1663 Aqueduct, Cape Town, South Africa

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This old water channel was established in 1663 to serve ships sailing to and from the East Indies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 10/19/2013

last visited: 10/19/2014

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduc du pont de Crau - Arles, France

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The Aqueduc du pont de Crau, is an old aqueduct in Arles, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

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

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: 4/26/2014

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Ancient AqueductsRoman Aqueduct - Liestal, BL, Switzerland

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The remains of a Roman aqueduct that supplied the city of Augusta Raurica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 7/10/2013

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsSkopje Aqueduct, Macedonia

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Ancient roman aqueduct in Macedonia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Arne1

location: Macedonia

date approved: 6/24/2013

last visited: 7/21/2013

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Ancient AqueductsDukinfield Aqueduct – Dukinfield, UK

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This short aqueduct is at the junction of the Peak Forest and and Ashton Canals and carries the canal across the River Tame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/18/2013

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsThe Caesarea Aqueduct - Israel

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The Caesarea Aqueduct is the picturesque, well-preserved ruin of the Ancient Roman aqueduct which served the city of Caesarea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 1/18/2013

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsMedieval Aqueduct, Bylany - Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

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Medieval Aqueduct - a part of the medieval duct to Kutna Hora

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/27/2012

last visited: 1/31/2014

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Ancient AqueductsByzantine Aqueduct - Selçuk, Turkey

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Remains of Byzantine Aqueduct in Selçuk

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Turkey

date approved: 12/20/2012

last visited: 9/20/2013

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Ancient AqueductsRoyal George Aqueduct - Grasscroft, UK

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This aqueduct was built in 1797 to carry the Huddersfield Narrow Canal over the river Tame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2012

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduto do Convento de Cristo ou dos Pegões - Tomar, Portugal

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O Aqueduto do Convento de Cristo ou dos Pegões é uma obra de engenharia exemplar para resolver a falta de água no séc. XVI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Santarém, Portugal

date approved: 11/12/2012

last visited: 1/29/2012

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Ancient AqueductsBundaleer Aquaduct - Spalding, South Australia

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An impressive heritage listed piece of our water engineering history to provide water from the reservoir to the farming communities on Yorke Peninsula

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member froghoppin

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 11/12/2012

last visited: 4/27/2014

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Ancient AqueductsOld Sag Canal Aqueduct – Uppermill, UK

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This stone aqueduct carries the Huddersfield Narrow Canal over the River Thame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/11/2012

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsThe Hurricane Canal - Hurricane, UT

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The Hurricane Canal is just one of many ancient canals, or aqueducts, to bring water to Hurricane for many different purposes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 10/28/2012

last visited: 10/28/2012

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Ancient AqueductsIncekaya Aqueduct - Safranbolu, Turkey

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Incekaya Aqueduct located 7 kilometres outside of Safranbolu

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Turkey

date approved: 10/28/2012

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsLa Verkin Canal - Hurricane, UT

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The La Verkin Canal is just one of many ancient canals, or aqueducts, to bring water to Hurricane for many different purposes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 10/28/2012

last visited: 10/28/2012

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Ancient AqueductsDiocletianus Aqueduct, Split, Croatia

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Diocletianus Aqueduct, Solin, Split, Croatia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ElliPirelli

location: Croatia

date approved: 10/17/2012

last visited: 9/19/2014

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Ancient AqueductsL'aqueduc de Luynes (Indre-et-Loire) - France

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[FR] L'aqueduc de Luynes n'est certes pas aussi impressionnant que le pont du Gard, mais il n'en est pas moins intéressant. [EN] the Gallo-Roman Aqueduct of Luynes was built in ancient times to assure the water supply of an important settlement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre, France

date approved: 10/12/2012

last visited: 10/27/2013

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