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吐鲁番 - 二堡乡的孩子 Tulufan (Turfan) - Erabaoxiang Children
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吐鲁番 - 二堡乡的孩子

Tulufan (Turfan) - Erabaoxiang Children

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The children are playing with water from an underground water channel known as the Karez. The karez is an ancient method, probably originates in the Middle East, used to channel water from ice-capped mountains to local areas. It is made up of reservoirs, wells, above-ground canals and underground channels that relays the water to destinated areas.