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Irrigation sluice being opened. Farm worker opening a sluice gate to flood a field with water through a passage running from the irrigation canal under the road. This farm is in the Sonoran Desert, where the farms are irrigated with water from the Colorado River, brought here through the All-American Canal. Photographed near Brawley, in Imperial Valley, California, USA.
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