posted on Aug, 28 2011 @ 03:28 PM
There's a old saying " if you control the water you control the resources"
In Cambodia, there is a legend about the ancient Khmer civilization using magic to control the water.
So i did some research and here what i find.
Ancient Khmer empire, had over 1000 man-made canals, ponds, and moats. remember this was before the invention water pumping system.
The team discovered more than 1000 man-made ponds and at least 74 more temple sites in the Angkor region, revealing ruins covering an area of 1000
Here's a satellite view of the ancient Khmer capital call Angkor Thom. You can almost clearly see all the ancient canal, moat and pond made by the
Here's is a closer view of some of it