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That is all perfectly reasonable.

Ever since I came up with the explanation, that the Causeway was part of a Funicular system, I have been on the hunt for water. Yes, if you plan on using water as the counter weight, it would need to come from a higher source, or you would be required to tandem Shaduf the water up from the Nile. Giza is only a plateau from the NIle. The opposite side makes a transition up hill. The next Plateau up hill (20 miles) contains "The 6th of October City", named after Military Victory. If you Google it, you will see plenty of water. It is a days hike from Giza. The water table there, presently is only 131 ' deep, while areas closer to the Nile can be 300 - 500 feet deep. There is so much water, that the Government and many others now call Dreamland, New Giza, and The 6th of October their homes. When compared to Giza, it's all new with many resorts.

Here is a article where Hawass, is highly concerned about the rising water table effecting monuments.

Ref: [news.nationalgeographic.com]

The UN is predicting Egypt will run out of water 2025. I personally believe Hawass, as the UN doesn't understand how much water is locked up in the mountains. It can take thousands years for rain water to seep out of the rock (fossil water) formations up in some of those hills. This is why oasis exist, and replenish themselves. Water has been making it's way down from the 6th of October Plateau, for thousands of years. It all downhill for water under the surface.

Mankind finds water, and one of the very first things he does, is set up camp. If you do take the time to Google earth it, you will locate dozens of areas where the water just wells up out of the ground. Many of open water holes, have become golf courses, water treatment facilities, water pumping stations, and the like.

After all of my research, I have come to understand, water was not an issue, though how to use it, and manage it ,was. All of those geological canvases/craters which appear dark black, likely contained minerals and salt. Egypt's main export back then. They are all around the Giza Plateau still being mined. Those that have green plant life, or have water and appear clean, are likely drinkable. They are everywhere. They also dry up and then come back, years later. When you find one of interest, use Googles earth time line, and switch to all the different Satellite passes.



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