Wells

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Wells

  • UF Water wells
  • UF Puits d'eau

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10 archival descriptions results for Wells

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PHOTO0000001445

English transcription: 23.087 SAHARA - Fort Flatters - 1961. The recent discovery of a deep artesian well gives a completely revised picture of the future development of this region of the Sahara desert. Experimental borings have release high pressure jets of water at a temperature of 60C which is already being used in the irrigation channels of the region. Shown here is a general view of the oasis at Fort Flatters.
French transcription: SAHARA - Fort Flatters - 1961. La nappe albienne (nappe d'eau fossile) constitue la plus importante des richesses du sous-sol saharien. Des forages ont permis d'exploiter cette eau qui, canalisée pour l'irrigation, rend ainsi peu à peu la vie à ce grand désert. Ici, vue générale de l'oasis de Fort-Flatters.
Description: The photo shows an oasis in the desert with palm trees and a fort.
Location: Fort Flatters.

PHOTO0000001560

English transcription: The recent discovery of a deep artesian well gives a completely revised picture of the future development of this region of the Sahara desert. Experimental borings have released high pressure jets of water at a temperature of 60°C which is already being used in the irrigation channels of the region. Shown here is the fountain in the main square of Fort Flatters.
French transcription: La nappe albienne (nappe d'eau fossile) constitue la plus importante des richesses du sous-sol saharien. Des forages ont permis d'exploiter cette eau qui sort de terre sous forte pression et à une température de 60°C. Canalisée pour l'irrigation, elle rend ainsi peu à peu la vie à ce grand désert. Ici, une fontaine sur la grande place de Fort-Flatters.
Description: In the foreground a young girl at a cylindrical shaped water fountain with water pouring out of the spout. The child is standing in a dry field with no vegetation, between two large mounds of small stones or dirt. In the background is a tractor in front of a white building with a dome and three arched windows. There are two men standing behind a wire mesh fence. In the far background can be seen the tops of what may be large sand dunes.
Location: Fort Flatters.

PHOTO0000001609

English transcription: Arid zones - traditional well in the Sahara regions. Water is drawn by a camel or a donkey.
French transcription: Zones arides - système de puits traditionnel des pays sahariens l'eau est puisée à l'aide d'un chameau ou d'un âne.
Description: A camel is being used by a man to draw water from a well of simple construction. The area they are in appears very arid and sandy with multiple palms visible in the background.
Location: Tafilalet Region.

PHOTO0000001620

English transcription: A well in the Atar region.
French transcription: Un puits dans la région d'Atar.
Description: A man is pulling up water with a rope from a simply constructed well. The area appears very sandy with palm like vegetation in the background.
Location: Atar.

PHOTO0000001651

English transcription: A nordestino (Inhabitant of the north-eastern arid zone) drawing water from a well sunk in the alluvium of the rio Serido.
French transcription: Un nordestino (habitant du nord-est aride) puisant de l'eau dans un puits creusé dans les alluvions du rio Serido.
Description: Deep inside a hole, a man is filling barrels with water through a funnel.
Location: Parelhas - State of Rio Grande de Norte.

PHOTO0000001656

English transcription: A primitive well.
French transcription: Un puits primitif.
Description: A woman, on the edge of a well, is drawing water with a bucket linked to a rope. There's a ladder leaning against the wall of the well. The woman is bare foot. A jug is behind her.
Location: Guidamana.

PHOTO0000001958

French transcription: Forage d'un puits sur les hauts plateaux de l'Adamoua.
Description: Men making a well in a village.

PHOTO0000001963

English transcription: Sahara- near Touggourt- 1961. The recent discovery of a deep artesian well gives a completely revised picture of the future development of this region of the Sahara desert. Experimental borings have released high pressure jets of water at a temperature of 60 C which is already being used in the irrigation channels of the region. Shown here is a view of a palm grove near Touggourt which would not have existed before the discovery of the artesian water resources.
French transcription: Sahara- région de Touggourt - 1961. La nappe albienne (nappe d'eau fossile) constitue la plus importante des richesses du sous-sol saharien. Des forages ont permis d'exploiter cette eau qui, canalisée pour l'irrigation, rend ainsi peu à peu la vie à ce grand désert. Ici, vue générale sur la nouvelle palmeraie créée avec l'eau du puits albien de Tamerna.
Description: This is a new way of getting crops to grow without needing physical labor and people to be there constantly. This helped shape future ways of growing things that people knew were essential.
Location: near Touggourt .

PHOTO0000001966

English transcription: The recent discovery of a deep artesian well gives you a complete revised picture of the future development of this region of the Sahara desert. Experimental borings have released high pressure jets of water at a temperature of 60 C which is already being used in the irrigation channels of the region. Shown here are some of these irrigation channels, also used by sheep and goats as watering troughs.
French transcription: La nappe albienne (nappe d'eau fossile) constitue la plus importante des richesses du sous-sol saharien. Des forages ont permis d'exploiter cette eau qui, canaille pour l'irrigation, rend ainsi peu à peu la vie à ce grand désert. Ioi, l'un de ces canaux employé à l'irrigation des champs de la cuvette de M'rara et qui sert aussi d'abreuvoir aux animaux élevés par les nomades de la région.
Description: There are a bunch of animals all surrounding or in the new water trench that was proven to be a very good addition to the late 1900's.
Location: near Touggourt.

PHOTO0000001985

English transcription: The recent discovery of a deep artesian well gives a completely revised picture of the future development of this region of the Sahara desert. Experimental borings have released high pressure jets of water in a temperature of 60°C which is already being used in the irrigation channels of the region. Preparation of young palm saplings for plantation in the projected palm grove at Fort Flatters.
French transcription: La nappe albienne (nappe d'eau fossile) constitue la plus importante des richesses du sous-sol saharien. Des forages ont permis d'exploiter cette eau qui, canalisés pour l'irrigation, rend ainsi peu à peu la vie à ce grand désert. Ici, préparation des jeunes plants de palmiers avant leur mise en terre. Ils seront irrigués grâce à la nappe d'eau albienne et formeront la future palmeraie.
Description: Un homme ou une femme est assis au bord d'un canal, il lit les branches des palmiers à l'aide d'une fibre végétale. Deux rangées de palmiers sont disposés, les racines dans l'eau, de chaque côté du canal. On voit derrière un système de pompage.
Location: Fort Flatters.