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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The Upper Cretaceous Qingshankou and Nenjiang formations are the most important source rocks [5], constituting 59% of total oil shale resources in China [6-7].
Xu, "Nonlinear response of streamflow to climate change in high-latitude regions: a case study in headwaters of Nenjiang river basin in China's far northeast," Water, vol.
The MNR mainly draws off floodwater from the Nenjiang River, Taoer River and Erlongtao River.
The flood of Nenjiang river passes aside to Baicheng after the flood season, of which the intensity of streamflow is high and the duration of streamflow is long.
From bottom to top, the formations of Songliao Basin are the Huoshiling Formation ([J.sub.3]h), Shahezi Formation ([K.sub.1]h), Yingcheng Formation ([K.sub.1]y), Denglouku Formation ([K.sub.1]d), Quantou Formation ([K.sub.1]q), Qingshankou Formation ([K.sub.2]qn), Yaojia Formation ([K.sub.2]y), Nenjiang Formation ([K.sub.2]n), Sifangtai Formation ([K.sub.2]s), Mingshui Formation ([K.sub.2]m), Yi'an Formation ([E.sub.2]y), Da'an Formation (Nd), and Taikang Formation (Qt) [17-19].
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., 1999).
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.
There are two NNE-striking faults in this region, the Great Xing'an Range Fault in the west and the Nenjiang Fault in the east (Figure 1(b)), both of which are much younger than the E-trending Xilamulun-Changchun Fault; they were caused by the NW-directed subduction of the Paleo-Pacific plate [37].