Ancient hydraulic works

Liktos aqueduct

Hydrosystem:Crete Island
Use: Urban Water Supply
Construction era: Roman
Types: Aqueduct
Operation era: Roman
Location: Greece - Crete island

Liktos for its irrigation transferred water from a fountain, known as Kournia between Keras and Krasi via a cistern sculptured in the rocks and via a large aqueduct, whose part is saved at the northern of the Village Kastamonitsa. This admirable aqueduct was 35 m high and 14 ft thick.

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