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Ancient irrigation system in the Ningxia Plain



Ancient irrigation system in the Ningxia Plain



Chinese Journal of Arid Land Research 7(1): 29-37



The Ningxia Plain is situated in Northwest Arid China, (longitude 104 degrees 16'55"-107 degrees 38'53"E, and latitude 35 degrees 14'25"-39 degrees 23'10"N). It is one of the oldest irrigated systems in the world, diverting water from the Yellow River. The history and development of the main canals are described.

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