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Poço Antigo - São Brás de Alportel, Portugal
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Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded
Assisted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 37° 09.323 W 007° 53.458
29S E 598477 N 4112685
Quick Description: An old well in a modern town.
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/14/2015 10:23:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMNPPV
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 Poço Antigo - São Brás de Alportel, Portugal - posted by Torgut

Long Description:
This artesian well is old, as it is the attached device to extract the water from the underground - clearly from Arab influence. No doubts it was widely used in the past but then the town grew, embraced the well, mainswater was installed and the well stayed. Nowadays it's part of an interesting tiny park which includes also a model of a traditional chimney from the region.
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