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Fig. 4

From: Mapping from spatial meaning: bridging Hñahñu (Otomi) ecological knowledge and geo-information tools

Fig. 4

Categories of Hñahñu farmland parcels in Huitexcalco de Morelos, Mezquital Valley, Mexico. a A typical and ancient mothe muiñhe parcel located at the mouth of a gully with accumulated sediments of more than 2 meters deep and jodos defining its border. b The parcels of mothe ñut’athee are located on the banks of the rivers from where water flows via ñuthee njushai and ñuthee for irrigation. c Mothe gadñhe is a variant of the mothe ñut’athee. Here, the water returns to the channel at some point where the slope is not favorable. d Mothee terraces are built to increase soil availability and improve moisture retention

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