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What is a system that supply dry land with water?
irrigation. a system that supplies dry land with water through ditches, pipes, or streams.
What is a method of bringing water to dry land?
Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the soil through various systems of tubes, pumps, and sprays. Irrigation is usually used in areas where rainfall is irregular or dry times or drought is expected. There are many types of irrigation systems, in which water is supplied to the entire field uniformly.
Which means to supply land with water?
To irrigate land means to supply it with water in order to help crops grow.
What is a city that governs itself?
City-State: a city that governs itself. A city that is its own country. It has a government and laws and is NOT part of another larger government.
What do we call different people or civilizations under the control of a single ruler?
An empire brings together several peoples, nations, or previously independent states under the control of one ruler.
What is the purpose of irrigation?
Irrigation helps to grow agricultural crops, maintain landscapes, and revegetate disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of less than average rainfall. Irrigation also has other uses in crop production, including frost protection, suppressing weed growth in grain fields and preventing soil consolidation.
What does canal mean in geography?
A canal is a human-made waterway that allows boats and ships to pass from one body of water to another. Canals are also used to transport water for irrigation and other human uses.
Is the supply of water to land or crops?
Irrigation is the process of applying controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals.
How do you irrigate land?
Applying irrigation water below the ground surface either by raising the water table within or near the root zone or by using a buried perforated or porous pipe system that discharges directly into the root zone. Traditional flooding involved just releasing water onto a field.
What is canal irrigation system?
Page 1. Canal Irrigation. Irrigation canal is an artificial channel that is the main waterway that brings irrigation water from a water source to the area to be irrigated. They can be lined with concrete, brick, stone or a flexible membrane to prevent seepage and erosion.