Yellow River


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Yellow River,

China: see Huang HeHuang He,
 Hwang Ho
, or Yellow River,
great river of N China, c.3,000 mi (4,830 km) long, rising in the twin lakes Gyaring and Ngoring in the Kunlun Mts., NW Qinghai prov.
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Yellow River

the second longest river in China, rising in SE Qinghai and flowing east, south, and east again to the Gulf of Bohai south of Tianjin; it has changed its course several times in recorded history. Length: about 4350 km (2700 miles)
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2 Demand for Corn Seed in the Yellow River, Huaihe River and Haihe River plain, 2000-2008
To prevent foreign invaders from crossing the Yellow River when it was frozen, the Qin state, which defeated other powers during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) and later established the Qin Dynasty, built fortifications along the valley beside the river, according to Zhou.
This will not only have a positive impact in terms of helping to ensure the well-being of citizens in the locality of the Yellow River, but also reduce the negative economic impact that unpredictable flooding creates.
The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Council recognised YRCC's remarkable progress in overcoming natural and man-made challenges through innovative and sustainable policies and solutions that have enabled the Yellow River to flow unabated over the last 10 years.
The Yangzi river has, in general, received somewhat less attention than the Yellow river due in large part to a history of prehistoric archaeology in China which first focused on northern regions after the identification of the Yangshao culture by the Swedish geologist-cum-archaeologist J.
1979; 2000 RIVER OF TEARS: Satellite photos from the new atlas show the shocking change in China's Yellow River in just over 20 years TIMES COMPREHENSIVE ATLAS OF THE WORLD/PA WIRE; DRYING AND DYING: Lake Chad in 1972, top, and in 1987, above
The Chinese photographer was moved by the piety and faith of these poor farmers, and for the next six years he traveled throughout the Shaanxi countryside taking black-and-white photos of Catholic farmers living along the Yellow River.
Ending with Law Wing Fai's music for Tan Swie Hian's poem The Yellow River At Hukou, the huge percussion section raised the roof in a startling display as the poet painted his verses in beautifully done calligraphy in time to the music.
The agreement, reached in the eastern Chinese city Jinan, aims to protect the black-beaked gull by rehabilitating, preserving and monitoring the wetlands of a natural reserve in the Yellow River delta, the Xinhua News Agency said.
The circus began life in a corner of Zheng Zhou province beside the 5,464km Yellow River.
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