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The Bicame de Pedra Aqueduct was built by slaves in 1792 to collect water from Serra do Cara蓷 to Brumado, where gold was extracted and washed.
Today there are still about 100 meters from the monument. A staircase embedded in the side of the portal gives access to the upper part of the aqueduct. Located 12 km from Catas Altas.

O Aqueduto Bicame de Pedra foi constru獮o por escravos em 1792, para captar 墔ua da Serra do Cara蓷 at Brumado, onde o ouro era extra獮o e lavado.
Hoje ainda restam cerca de 100 metros do monumento. Uma escadaria incrustada na lateral do portal d acesso parte superior do aqueduto. Localizado a 12 km de Catas Altas.

Nikon D40 1/100 s f/8 18 mm Iso 200

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