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2017-01-22. See the 1,000-Year-Old Windmills Still in Use Today

posted Feb 18, 2017, 7:45 PM by Alan Gould

National Geographic. For GSS Energy Use chapter 1. Excerpt: 2min 49sec video These amazing windmills are among the oldest in the world. Located in the Iranian town of Nashtifan, initially named Nish Toofan, or "storm's sting," the windmills have withstood winds of up to 74 miles an hour. With the design thought to have been created in eastern Persia between 500-900 A.D., they have been in use for several centuries.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qqifEdqf5g&feature=youtu.be