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Notes on the Geography of China: Turfan : Photo 12

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The irrigation water comes from karez, the local name for what on the other side of Asia are called qanats. Once, there were about 1,800 of these tunnels in Xinjiang. Now there are about 600, of which 400 are here in Turpan.

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