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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 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: 3/9/2016

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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: never

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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: 7/20/2015

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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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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: 1/25/2015

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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 Regular 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 Premium 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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