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Notes on the Geography of Great Mirror: Photo 29

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And here, within the Hampi site, is the Hiriya Canal, now called the Turtha or "Swift" Channel and dating back to about 1400. The point being that this is a desert, with about 11 inches of precipitation annually. To found an empire here required elaborate water-control works. The Tungabhadra Dam is just the last chapter in a long story.

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