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" They let the flood into the depression when it was dangerously high and provided for its return to the river when the inundation had come to an end. By this means they insured the lake against being at a high level during a period of flood. The gigantic... "
The Nile in 1904 - Page 68
by Sir William Willcocks - 1904 - 225 pages
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Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 29, Part 2

Civil engineering - 1903
...Moeris was long considered by the ancient world as one Mr. Haupt. of the greatest wonders. They let the flood into the depression when it was dangerously...high level during a period of flood. The gigantic dikes of entry and exit were only cut in times of eniergem-v. and were reconstructed again at an expense...
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Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Volume 30

Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) - Meteorology - 1904
...was dangerously high, by natural watercourses and artificial canals into neighbouring depressions, and provided for its return to the river when the inundation had subsided. It is not for the rainfall statistician to express any opinion as to the feasibility or otherwise...
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Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Volume 30

Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) - Meteorology - 1904
...was dangerously high, by natural watercourses and artificial canals into neighbouring depressions, and provided for its return to the river when the inundation had subsided. It is not for the rainfall statistician to express any opinion as to the feasibility or otherwise...
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Pamphlets on rivers and harbors

Lewis Muhlenberg Haupt - 1903
...Moeris was long considered by the ancient world as one Mr. Haupt. of the greatest wonders. They let the flood into the depression when it was dangerously...high level during a period of flood. The gigantic dikes of entry and exit were only cut in times of emergency, and were reconstructed again at an expense...
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Relief from Floods: The Fundamentals of Flood Prevention, Flood Protection ...

John Watson Alvord, Charles Baker Burdick - Flood dams and reservoirs - 1918 - 175 pages
...wide and deep depression of Lake Moeris. This escape was one of the seven wonders of the Greek world. They led the flood into the depression when it was...the river when the inundation had come to an end, so that the reservoir might be empty when the next flood came. The gigantic entry and exit dikes were...
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Relief from Floods: The Fundamentals of Flood Prevention, Flood Protection ...

John Watson Alvord, Charles Baker Burdick - Floods - 1918 - 175 pages
...wide and deep depression of Lake Moeris. This escape was one of the seven wonders of the Greek world. They led the flood into the depression when it was...the river when the inundation had come to an end, so that the reservoir might be empty when the next flood came. The gigantic entry and exit dikes were...
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