[permaculture] Waru waru raised beds | Nasca puquios aqueducts | Terraced amphitheaters

Steve Diver steved at ncat.org
Fri Mar 28 12:36:37 EST 2003


Following the Andean roots and tubers information leads
to:

"The Consortium for the Sustainable Development of Andean
Ecorregion" (CONDESAN)
http://www.condesan.org/principalcondesan-en.htm

Following to Picture Gallery ...
http://www.condesan.org/portafolio.htm

... leads to images of the waru waru raised beds

... and to Nasca puquios, geoglypphs &  subterranean aqueducts

... the Nasca puquios lead, further, to terraced amphitheaters

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Waru Waru resources

"Source Book of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater
Augmentation in Latin America and the Caribbean"
UNEP - International Environmental Technology Centre
United Nations Environment Programme
http://www.oas.org/usde/publications/Unit/oea59e/begin.htm

See:
4.1 Raised beds and waru waru cultivation

Also see:

1. Freshwater augmentation technologies
5.2 Fog harvesting in Chile


BGMS-E1: Case study "The Waru Waru, an alternative technology
http://www.mtnforum.org/emaildiscuss/discuss02/040802403.htm


The Lost Art of the Waru Waru
http://fadr.msu.ru/rodale/agsieve/txt/vol1/2/art6.html

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Nasca Puquios | Nasca Line | Geoglyph resources

The Water Lines of Nazca
http://www.rumbosperu.com/articles/11-50-nazca.htm

The province of Nazca on Perú's south coast is a severely arid
region, watered only by scattered river valleys.

...subterranean aqueducts, known locally as puquios


The Nasca Lines Project
Donald A. Proulx, Professor of Anthropology
http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~proulx/Nasca_Lines_Project.html


The Lines of NASCA, David Johnson's Hypothesis
http://www.eggi.com/ken/peru/hypothesis.htm


The Nasca Lines Solution: Demystifying South America's Gigantic
Archaeological Puzzle
By Jack McClintock
DISCOVER Vol. 21 No. 12 (December 2000)
http://www.discover.com/dec_00/featnasca.html

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Terraced amphitheaters resources

Defending Against Frost, The American Way: Past
& Present || A Photo Gallery By Kashyapa A. S. Yapa
http://kyapa.tripod.com/agengineering/thermalcontrol/thermal.htm

Landscape transformations, produced by ancient communities,
to combat frost attacks on agricultural fields.

CONTENTS:
Ridged fields - cayambe/titicaca
Qochas - llallagua
Terraces - moray/saraguro/titcaca

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Regards,
Steve Diver





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