Damming the Three Gorges

what dam-builders don"t want you to know : a critique of the Three Gorges Water Control Project feasibility study

Publisher: Probe International in Toronto

Written in English
Published: Pages: 135 Downloads: 34
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  • Yangtze River (China).,
  • Yangtze River Gorges (China).,
  • China,
  • Yangtze River Gorges.,
  • Yangtze River Valley.,
  • Chine,
  • Yangzi jiang.,
  • Yangzi jiang, Vallée du.

Subjects:

  • San hsia shui li shu niu (China),
  • Dams -- China -- Yangtze River Gorges,
  • Flood control -- China -- Yangtze River Valley,
  • Barrages -- Chine -- Yangzi jiang,
  • Inondations -- Maîtrise -- Chine -- Yangzi jiang, Vallée du,
  • Yangtze River (China),
  • Yangtze River Gorges (China)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [126]-135).

Statementedited by Gráinne Ryder.
ContributionsRyder, Gráinne, 1960-, Probe International.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC558.C52 Y3633 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. :
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL631817M
ISBN 100919849105
LC Control Number96233397
OCLC/WorldCa23647736

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The idea for the Three Gorges Dam was first proposed by Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, the pioneer of the Republic of China, in In his article, entitled “A Plan to Development Industry”, Sun Yat-Sen mentions the possibility of damming the Yangtze River to.

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