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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Dan Goonaratnum, a water resources expert with the World Bank, notes that this city of 2 million "has come to the stage in which they either shift the population or divert water from the Yellow River," more than 200 miles away.
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Beginning with a discussion of the geographic and ecological reasons for the river's unique hydrology (chapter 1), Pietz turns in chapter 2 to a discussion of the 2,000-year history of China's imperial states "managing" the Yellow River, exploring the theories and practices that (mostly) kept the river within a system of dikes and levees, made all the more complex with the construction of the Grand Canal in the seventh century.
A section of the Yellow River dammed by an earthquake-caused landslide broke open about 3,936 years ago, says a team led by geologist Qinglong Wu of China's Nanjing Normal University.
In Spring of 2007, the study's lead author and geologist Qinglong Wu found ancient lakebed sediments in the Jishi Gorge along the Yellow River, west of Beijing, when he was working with his team at the China Earthquake Administration's Institute of Geology.
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