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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Yan, "Climate change over the Yarlung Zangbo river basin during 1961-2005," Journal of Geographical Sciences, vol.
" The Xiabuqu river on which this project is located is an upstream tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo and lies totally within the Chinese side.
In September 2013, the railway spanned over the Yarlung Zangbo River for the first time.
Wang, "Characteristics and origin of siliceous rocks from Yarlung Zangbo deep fracture in Tibet, China," in Tibetan Plateau Comprehensive Survey Group of Chinese Academy of Science, Sedimentary Rocks in South Tibet, pp.
China shocked India earlier this year when it announced its plan to construct three new hydro-power projects in the middle reaches of the Brahmaputra (Known as Yarlung Zangbo in China) in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) as part of its energy development plan for 2011-15.
During the "Indian Water Week" New Delhi emphasized efficient water management amid concern that China's construction of three dams on the Yarlung Zangbo River, the name of the Brahmaputra in Tibet, may reduce the flow of water into India.
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.
Zhong, "Petrology and geochemistry of the Xiugugabu ophiolitic massif, western Yarlung Zangbo suture zone, Tibet," Lithos, vol.
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.