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Men are working to keep the moat that surrounds Angkor Wat clean. This moat which is 190m wide and forms a giant rectangle measuring 1.5 km by 1.3 km and represents the cosmic ocean.  This moat has such a distinctive shape and is so large that it is visible from space. The moat would protect Angkor Wat structurally by collecting the monsoon rains and minimizing the upward surge from the water table. It is said that long ago the moat housed crocodiles which would have provided further protection for the temple...

Men are working to keep the moat that surrounds Angkor Wat clean. This moat which is 190m wide and forms a giant rectangle measuring 1.5 km by 1.3 km and represents the cosmic ocean. This moat has such a distinctive shape and is so large that it is visible from space. The moat would protect Angkor Wat structurally by collecting the monsoon rains and minimizing the upward surge from the water table. It is said that long ago the moat housed crocodiles which would have provided further...
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