Yarlung Zangbo


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Yarlung Zangbo,

river, Tibet Autonomous Region, China: see BrahmaputraBrahmaputra
[Sanskrit,=son of Brahma], river, c.1,800 mi (2,900 km) long, rising in the Kailas range of the Himalayas, SW Tibet, China, and flowing through NE India to join with the Ganges River in central Bangladesh to form a vast delta; it is navigable for large craft c.
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The Xiabuqu river on which this project is located is an upstream tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo and lies totally within the Chinese side.
India earlier aired its worry about China's damming of the Yarlung Zangbo river (called the Brahmaputra river there), since it provide as a lifeline to some of India's remote, farm-dependent northeastern states.
Age and growth of Schizopygopsis younghusbandi younghusbandi in the Yarlung Zangbo River in Tibet, China.
Nature-lovers can visit Nyingchi in East Tibet, where they will be greeted by towering mountains, alpine lakes and the Yarlung Zangbo Canyon, which is believed to be the world's deepest.
The Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon in Tibet is regarded as the deepest canyon in the world and is longer than Grand Canyon.
2008): Metamorphic history and geodynamic significance of highgrade metabasites from the ophiolitic melange beneath the Yarlung Zangbo ophiolites, Xigaze area, Tibet.
The project includes two highway bridges over the Lhasa and the Yarlung Zangbo rivers, and a 2,426-metre-long tunnel, with a total road length of 13.
Moreover, Guinness calls Tibet's Yarlung Zangbo [Tsangpo], which plunges a hellacious 16,650 feet, the world's deepest valley, although scientists would consider it a canyon.
The dam at Zangmu, Tibet in the middle of the Brahmaputra, or Yarlung Zangbo as it is known in China, is now fully operational in all its six units, the dam's contractors, the Gezhouba Group, told the official Xinhua news agency.