nimes
Nov 10, 2007Public
Photo: Regulation basin near Uzès, part of the Roman aqueduct of Nimes. Note the grooves to direct the water
Photo: The channel of the Nimes aqueduct just before the Pont du Gard (F)
Photo: The famous Pont du Gard near Remoulins in France
Photo: Sideview of the three tiers aqueduct bridge Pont du Gard
Photo: The three tiers aqueduct bridge which in Roman times brought water from Uzès to Nimes
Photo: The aqueduct channel on top of the Pont du Gard (untill the 80's open to the public)
Photo: The aqueduct channel on top of the Pont du Gard
Photo: The aqueduct channel, nowadays closed for the public
Photo: The Pont du Gard with water in the Gardon river
Photo: Pont du Gard plus tourists
Photo: Bridge along the Pont du Gard
Photo: Side view of the Pont du Gard; note the protusions used during construction
Photo: Continuation of the trace of the Roman aquaduct of Nimes
Photo: The Combe Valmale bridge just 'behind' the Pont du Gard
Photo: Just behind the Pont du Gard
Photo: Le Grès: right the aqueduct channel (note the sinter depsition), left an emissarium channel for the lake/swamp nearby, both from Roman origine
Photo: The water distribution station of the Roman aqueduct of Nimes (F)
Photo: The water distribution basin in Nimes (F) called a castellum divisorium
Photo: Overview over the (10) side openings for (lead) pipes and 3 bottom openings
Photo: The square opening for the supply of the aqueduct water
Photo: (10) holes for the waterdistribution and one square opening for the water supply
Photo: The entrance for the water supply. Note the side groove(s) and the square openings on the top to shut the water supply
Photo: The entrance of the water supply, now closed
Photo: Entrance and exit openings of the water distribution basin in Nimes (F)