Kort 1912
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Denmark's largest meadow irrigation system

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In 1871-72, Store Skjernå Kanal (Great Skjern River Canal") was established by the Danish Heath Society. The 23-kilometre canal, part of Denmark's largest irrigation system, was designed to keep 1,100 hectares of meadowland from drying out. The canal runs…

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Kort 1912

Engvandingskanalen begynder i kortet øverste højre hjørne og løber nord om Skjern Å

År: 1912 PHOTO:Kort & Matrikelstyrelsen

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Store Skjernå Kanal

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In the early 1800s, interest in meadow irrigation was mounting, since it improved pastureland and…

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