Stone weir complex found in Ireland

Published on December 9th, 2011 | by Admin


A stone weir complex has been found in Galway Bay in Ireland.

The stone-faced channels are “designed to control the flow of water in and out of the lagoon to the north of it”, Gibbons says.

They represent a “sophisticated response to the problem of manipulating the large volumes of water that run in and out of the enclosed bay on a daily basis”.

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Story: Lorna Siggins, Irish Times | Photo: Joe O’Shaughnessy

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