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Ñorica Waterwheel

Abarán

Spanish name: Noria de la Ñorica

Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain This waterwheel is the smallest in Abarán (the suffix "-ica" is used in Spanish to indicate small size), is very near the Candelón Waterwheel, also on the right bank of the Segura river. No longer in operation
 
It is currently abandoned and this is the record that we can still read by the wheel:
 
Name of the waterwheel: Noria de Ñorica
Date of last reconstruction: 2003
Irrigation tahullas (1 tahulla = 1118 square meters): 8
Type of crops: Citrus fruits, stone fruits and vegetables
Name of irrigation ditch supplying the waterwheel: Charrara
Areas irrigated: Barronco Jacintón and Chelo
Waterwheel diameter: 5 meters
Waterwheel width: 0.40 meters
Number of spokes: 10 x 2 = 20
Number of flat-profile blades: 40
Number of buckets: 40
Location: One single crown
Construction materials: Iron and wood
Historical background: -----

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Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Ñorica Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain

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