Nenjiang


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Nenjiang

or

Nunkiang

(both: nŭn`jyäng`), former province (c.26,000 sq mi/67,340 sq km), NE China. The capital was Qiqihar (Tsitsihar). It was one of nine provinces established by the Nationalist government in Manchuria in 1945. It was bordered on the south by the Songhua River and crossed by the Nen (Nonni) River. In 1950, Nenjiang was absorbed by Heilongjiang prov. The name sometimes appears as Nen-chiang.
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Oil shale formation in the Upper Cretaceous Nenjiang Formation of the Songliao Basin (NE China): implications from organic and inorganic geo-chemical analyses.
CHINA: Heilongjiang: 1[male]1[female], Harbin, 14-VII-1963; 1[male], Harbin, 5-IX-1963; 1[male], Nenjiang, 1977.
On April 12 and 13, the state-owned China Daily newspaper reported that potentially explosive shells more than 60 years old had turned up near the Nenjiang River in Qiqihar, the same city where leaky leftover mustard gas barrels killed a man and injured 43 others in August 2003.
and in the Nenjiang Formation in the Songliao Basin (Gao et al.
BEIJING: Lower reaches of the swollen Yangtze River were rising on Thursday, and in north eastern China 36,000 people were moved away from the flooding Nenjiang river.
In November 1931, Ma chose to disobey the government's ban on resistance and attempted to prevent the invasion of Heilongjiang province by defending a strategic railway bridge across the Nenjiang River.
It borders Inner Mongolia to the west and to the north is separated from Heilongjiang by the Songhua, Nenjiang and Lalin rivers.
As a result, the Lower Cretaceous Quantou Formation and the Upper Cretaceous Qingshankou, Yaojia and Nenjiang Formations were developed in the depression period, predominantly composed of terrigenous clastic rocks of fluvial and lake facies (Fig.
Police in Qiqihar in Heilongjiang Province, acting on tips from locals, found the shells along the Nenjiang River, China Daily reported Tuesday.
1]--oil shale samples from the first member of the Upper Cretaceous Nenjiang Formation; [K.
Record-breaking floods along the Yangtze River in China have caused the Songhua and Nenjiang rivers in northeastern Heilongjiang Province to swell, leaving hundreds of thousands homeless.