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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_River

The Yellow River or Huang He ( About this sound listen) is the third longest river in Asia, after ... However, because of frequent devastating floods and course changes .... from taking Zhengzhou, on the southern bank of the Yellow River, but did not ... The water bed is narrow and the average drop is large, so the flow in this ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1887_Yellow_River_flood

The 1887 Yellow River flood was a devastating flood on the Yellow River (Huang He) in China. This river is prone to flooding due to the elevated nature of the ...

www.reference.com/geography/did-yellow-river-flood-frequently-d4e773dccdde7b58

The Yellow River has been prone to flooding for centuries, mainly due to the huge buildup of sediment that can fill up the riverbed. When combined with heavy  ...

www.answers.com/Q/Why_does_the_yellow_river_flood_so_intensely

it over floods. ... 1938 Yellow River China Flood when did it end? The 1938 ... Silt was left behind when the Indus river flooded why is this so important to know?

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The river floods very rapidly and results in tidal waves which have claimed the lives of ... This has earned it the ominous title "China's Sorrow"The Yellow River is ...

mygeologypage.ucdavis.edu/cowen/~gel115/115chxxyellow.html

The river is so treacherous that there was no permanent bridge across it until 1905. As China has become ever more populous, the floods of the Yellow River have ... All these projects used technology that did not change for 2000 years, that is, ...

www.britannica.com/event/Huang-He-floods

Jun 6, 2016 ... Huang He floods: (1887, 1931, 1938), series of devastating floods in China caused ... Alternative Title: Yellow River floods ... The dikes were rebuilt in 1946– 47, and the river was rediverted to its former course so that it again ...

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/geography/huangheriver.htm

The river is called the Yellow River, named for the color of the silts that are ... The river has flooded so often that is has become known as the River of Sorrow.

wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_freshwater/rivers/yellow_river

So much of this mineral-rich soil ends up in the Yellow River that it can fill the ... But frequent devastating floods, largely due to the elevated river bed in its lower ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/WorldOfChange/yellow_river.php

China's Huang He (Yellow River) is the most sediment-filled river on Earth. ... reaches of the river and the delta have been extensively engineered to control flooding and ... In the 1990s, the river frequently ran dry well before reaching the delta.