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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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.
Scientists claimed that the landslide created a dam that was 200 meters (over 656 feet) high, choking the Yellow River for nearly six to nine months.
Mohenjodaro civilisation introduced architecture, cotton, textiles, and mathematics, while the Yellow River civilisation introduced medicine, paper, and gun powder to the outside world.
There are only about 500 bustards in China, said Zhang Yifan, deputy director with the administrative office of the Sanmenxia Yellow River Wetland.
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