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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To me, what stands out about the Yellow River is actually what it doesn't have: human development along the shoreline.
In winter, they occur at many other provinces mostly distributed in the Yellow River basin of central and eastern China.
But of course that was impossible, and the Yellow River periodically broke through its dikes, flooding the North China Plain for decades and often finding a new outlet to the sea.
These accounts tell of a hero named Yu who spent decades leading efforts to dredge rivers and drain floodwaters, as well as personally fighting off supernatural beasts, following catastrophic flooding of the Yellow River.
Historically, there had been no rivalry developed between the Indus and Yellow River civilisations.
There are only about 500 bustards in China, said Zhang Yifan, deputy director with the administrative office of the Sanmenxia Yellow River Wetland.
The first section discusses how the physical settings of the Yellow River relate to the use of virtual water transfers that describe the hydrological aspects of water security in the book.
NF Energy Saving Corporation (NASDAQ: NFEC), an energy saving service solutions provider for China's power, petrochemical, coal, metallurgy, construction and municipal infrastructure development industries, has signed a sales contract with Donglei Pumping Project Phase two of the Yellow River Irrigation System in Weinan City of Shanxi Province.
Excavations at two ancient communities in the lower Yellow River floodplain in China's Henan province revealed a 10,000-year history of sediment deposition.
Chou, 58, recreated the moment of a battle in June 1939 based on historic materials he collected, which suggested that nearly 1,000 Chinese soldiers jumped into the Yellow River after being cornered by the Japanese army.
I am 100% sure that construction will begin in December 2014 and will end in five years, in 2019," said Jing, adding that "it is very clear to us that Lake Nicaragua is the country's mother lake, a symbol, like the Yellow River is to China.
The global perspective in this book includes discussions of a variety of topics and the most current research on them, including: climate change impacts on the hydrology and biogeochemistry of Arctic rivers, hydrological analysis of the Yellow River Basin in China, numerical simulation of future overturn and ecosystem impacts for deep lakes in Japan, climate change and the floodplain lakes of the Amazon Basin, managing the effects of climate change on urban water resources, and water management preparation strategies for adaptation to changing climate.