The Yangtze: China"s river highway.

  • 96 Pages
  • 1.41 MB
  • English
Garrard Pub. Co. , Champaign, Ill
Yangtze River (China) -- Juvenile liter
About the Edition

Describes life along the river whose basin supports one-tenth of the human race.

StatementIllus. by Kurt Wiese. Maps by Fred Kliem.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesRivers of the world
ContributionsWiese, Kurt, 1887-
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23249359M

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This book takes readers along this ancient transportation route, strategic natural boundary. A stunning tour of China, its people, and its history.

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The river is embedded in the consciousness of the Chinese, even those who live thousands of miles from the river. The Yangtze River which is the longest River in Asia snakes its way over 6, kilometers from Western China's Qinghai-Tiber Plateau to the East China Sea.

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An interprovincial highway opened to traffic recently, cutting the travel time between Qingpu District in Shanghai and Suzhou's Wujiang District in neighboring Jiangsu Province to five minutes.

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How to Book Yangtze River Cruise at / /   The book is very well organized into "modern china-rural china and today's china-old china". Good ideas and good book. I took this b i thought about giving it a 4 star, but the last few pages about he stood at the waterhead of the river, smoking a cigar, is a real great picture/5().

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Yangtze River Gunboats –49 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the end of the 19th century through the first half of /5(1). The Runyang Yangtze River Bridge (simplified Chinese: 润扬长江大桥; traditional Chinese: 潤揚長江大橋; pinyin: Rùnyáng Chángjiāng Dàqiáo; Wu: Nye-yaan saon-gaon du-jiau) is a large bridge complex that crosses the Yangtze River in Jiangsu Province, China, downstream of complex consists of two major bridges that link Zhenjiang on the south bank of the river and.

Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge stretched across the Yangtze River (the largest river in China, ranking the third largest one in the world) and plays an important role in promoting the communication between both banks of the Yangtze River. In s, the bridge was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for ‘the longest bridge with dual functions of highway and railway’.The Yichang Yangtze River Highway Bridge (simplified Chinese: 宜昌长江公路大桥; traditional Chinese: 宜昌長江公路大橋; pinyin: Yíchāng Changjiang Gonglu Dàqiáo) is a suspension bridge that crosses the Yangtze River some 20 km downstream from the center city of Yichang, is located within the prefecture-level city of Yichang, and carries the G50 Shanghai–Chongqing.