06 January, 2009

Banaue Rice Terraces Postcard

Here is another Banaue Rice Terraces postcard. The terraces is spread over most of the 20,000 square kilometer land area. The terraces is also an ingenious system of hydraulics and local engineering. Water irrigation and system has been designed to provide adjacent terraces with enough water from the upper to the lower terraces. This was done through a series ad creative use of dams, canals, pipes and stones.

Banaue Rice Terraces Postcard

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Banaue Rice Terraces Postcards

SOURCE:
Pamanaraan: Writings on Philippine Heritage Management
By Eric Babar Zerrudo
Chapter 7: Ifugao Rice Terraces, p 158

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